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Prolouge of johns gospel

Highlights Jesus divinity and states the main themes

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The book of signs

Contains 7 miracles of Jesus. Each followed by a teaching

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The book of glory

Jesus hour arrives p, he explains the passion, death, and resurrection

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Epilogue

Ressurection appearances of Jesus

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Date of Johns gospel

AD 90-100

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Author

John of Zebedee (only eyewitness, beloved disciple)

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Audience

Samaricptan converts to Christianity. Gentile Christians, Jewish Christians

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Themes of the Gospel

Strengthen faith of believers
Win new converts
Fight false ideas about Jesus full humanity/divinity
Challenges certain followers of John the Baptist who wrongly believed he was the Messiah

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What was unique about johns gospel

More mystical then synoptic gospels

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Emphasizes that Jesus Christ is the

One who mediates between God and humanity

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New characters

Man born blind
Samaritan woman
Lazarus
Nicodemus

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Jewish feast are highlighted over

Jesus three year ministry

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Center of Jesus ministry

Jerusalem

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________________________ rather than short sayings or parables

Long, extended discourses

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Jesus is the focus of gods revelation

I AM

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Very

Poetic

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The incarnation is

A central dogma of our faith

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Christiology

The study of Jesus Christ

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Johns christology

Descending

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Synoptic christology

Ascending

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The signs in johns gospel

The wedding at Cana
Cure of the officials son
Cure on the sabbath
Multiplication of loaves
Walking on water
Cure of a man born blind
Raising of Lazarus

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Bread of life discourse

Clear reference to Eucharist

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St. Peter

Always the highest mentioned

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Titles of Jesus

Bread of life
Good Shepard
Light of the world
resurrection and the Life
Sheepgate
True vine
Way,truth,life

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Docetism

An early heresy that was associated with the Gnostics that claimed Jesus had no human body and only appeared to die on the cross

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The importance of the incarnation

If Jesus only seemed to be human, then he didn't really die and rise
If Jesus only seemed to be human, then out human nature is not healed
If Jesus Christ only seemed to be human, then we have never perceived the glory of God