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Simboliek in die Evangelie van Johannes

J.G. van der Watt

Verbum et Ecclesia; Skrif en Kerk: Vol 19, No 2 (1998), . doi: 10.4102/ve.v19i2.597

Submitted: 08 August 1998
Published:  08 August 1998


Symbolism in the Gospel according to John
The use of terminology like symbol, metaphor and figurative speech is very confusing, since these terms are defined in a variety of ways. A definition of symbol is formulated, and applied to the imagery of shepherding in John 10. A few other symbols are also treated briefly to confirm the results of the symbolic analysis of shepherding in John 10.

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J.G. van der Watt, University of Pretoria, South Africa


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