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The temple of Jesus' body [electronic resource] : the temple theme in the Gospel of John / Alan R. Kerr.

By: Kerr, Alan R. (Alan Richard), 1942-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 220.Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Sheffield Academic Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xii, 416 p.).ISBN: 9780567575364 (electronic bk.); 0567575365 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem) -- In the Bible | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Johannes (bijbelboek) | De Tempel (Jeruzalem)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Temple of Jesus' body.DDC classification: 226.506 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This book is a study of the Johannine Christian response to the fall of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 ce. A crucial text in this investigation is Jn 2.13-22 and its context, which provide a lens through which other texts in John are viewed. Kerr's examination of the Temple festivals of Passover, Tabernacles, Dedication suggests that in Jesus fulfils and replaces these, while in the case of the Sabbath he effects a transformation. The overall conclusion is that the Johannine Jesus replaces and fulfils the Jerusalem Temple.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-390) and indexes.

This book is a study of the Johannine Christian response to the fall of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 ce. A crucial text in this investigation is Jn 2.13-22 and its context, which provide a lens through which other texts in John are viewed. Kerr's examination of the Temple festivals of Passover, Tabernacles, Dedication suggests that in Jesus fulfils and replaces these, while in the case of the Sabbath he effects a transformation. The overall conclusion is that the Johannine Jesus replaces and fulfils the Jerusalem Temple.

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