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Die opstanding van Jesus as kulminerende genesings-handeling in Johannes

J. Kok
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 30, No 1 | a66 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v30i1.66 | © 2009 J. Kok | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 17 July 2009 | Published: 17 July 2009

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Abstract

John views the death and resurrection of Jesus as an inseparable unity (cf 10:17-18). In this article it is then argued that the resurrection of Jesus in John could be understood as a Johannine σημε?α (cf 2:18-22), as well as the culminating healing act in John. It also serves as the most important σημε?α against which the other σημε?α and the rest of the Gospel should be understood. In the resurrection as the culminating healing act, John's Jesus restores his own brokenness (and death) and proves that He is the source of life (cf 1:4; 11:25), also by bringing healing and restoration to the spiritually blind (cf 9:40-41; 12:40). This article is a result of the writer's PhD thesis2.

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