Thomas - Love as Strong as Death Hardback
Faith and Commitment in the Fourth Gospel
by Dennis Sylva;
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Thomas - Love as Strong as Death
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Thomas appears to have a foot on both sides of the Johannine dualistic divide. He seems to be existentially at home on one side and yet ideologically at home on the other. No other character in John's gospel so tenaciously holds on to companionship with Jesus while just as resolutely distancing himself from Jesus' central teaching. Thomas breaks down the barriers between the disciples (the 'sons of light') and the world (the 'sons of darkness') that John takes pains to establish. Sylva's new work demonstrates the importance of Thomas in fully understanding the message of the Fourth Gospel.
Thomas - Love as Strong as Death by Dennis Sylva was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in January 2013. The ISBN for Thomas - Love as Strong as Death is 9780567221520.
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Introduction: The Twinning of Thomas
Chapter 1: Going to Death With Him (Jn 11:16)
Chapter 2: Where Else Can We Go With Him? (Jn 14:5)
Chapter 3: There is (no) more: God From Beyond The Limits of Belief (Jn 20:24-29)
Chapter 4: The Twinning of the Johannine Community: Conclusion
Excursus: Thomas in Later Johannine Tradition and in Thomas Christianity
Details for Thomas - Love as Strong as Death
|Author / Artist||Dennis Sylva|
|Publisher||Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (January 2013)|
|Number of Pages||192|
|Page last updated||22nd November 2017|