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"Theological Reflections on Creation in the Gospel of John"

Coloe, Mary L. (2011) "Theological Reflections on Creation in the Gospel of John". Pacifica, 24. pp. 1-12. ISSN 1030-570X

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Abstract

Scientific advances have led to an understanding that we live in an ever-expanding and evolving universe. In the light of this cosmic consciousness new soteriological models are needed. The Gospel of John can provide the basis for a new thinking about the meaning of the Jesus event. This article shows that the Fourth Gospel begins and ends with the theme of Creation, with implications for developing soteriological
models more relevant to the twenty first century.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Creation, John, Fourth Gospel, Genesis
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - New Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Dr Mary L. Coloe
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2013 03:37
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2013 04:29
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1226

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