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The Darkness did not overcome it: Theodicy and Eschatology in the Gospel of John

Lee, Dorothy (2005) The Darkness did not overcome it: Theodicy and Eschatology in the Gospel of John. In: Theodicy and Eschatology. Australian Theological Forum Series . ATF, Hindmarsh. ISBN 978-1920691226

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Abstract

The Gospel of John, like the New testament itself, contains no treatise on theodicy. Eschatology, however, is prominent in the Fourth Gospel, although it is treated in narrative rather than systematic fashion. Still less is the relationship between theodicy and eschatology spelled out. However, the Johannine text implies a good deal about the relationship between sin and evil, and it is these threads that this chapter attempts to draw out, along with the relationship to the uniquely Johannine eschatological vision.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Sin, evil, theodicy, eschatology, John, Gospel, New Testament,biblical criticism
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: UFT-UCTC: United Faculty of Theology - Uniting Church Theological College
Depositing User: Repository Manager
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 02:27
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2010 21:54
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/137

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