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Written over two decades ago, Footwashing in John 13 and the Johannine Community by John Christopher Thomas quickly became known as the most comprehensive study of the practice of footwashing in the ancient world, the most detailed literary analysis of the account found in Johnand ‘an excellent example of how to engage in a study of the possible practices of the 5/5(3).

There is good evidence that the Christian community where the Gospel of John was written practiced footwashing as a religious action. However, few scholars have studied the practice or meaning of the rite. This book undertakes the most comprehensive study so far of the practice of footwashing in the ancient world, unearthing many fascinating parallels to the early Christian act.

He has authored a major study entitled Footwashing in John 13 and the Johannine Community, published a collection of his essays for the church, Ministry and Theology: Studies for the Church and Its Leaders, written a significant monograph on healing entitled The Devil, Disease, and Deliverance: Origins of Illness in New Testament Thought 5/5(3).

About Footwashing in John 13 and the Johannine Community There is good evidence that the Christian community where the Gospel of John was written practised footwashing as a religious action.

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This book undertakes the most comprehensive study so far of the practice of footwashing in the ancient world, unearthing many fascinating parallels to the early.

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This book undertakes the most comprehensive study so far of the practice of footwashing in the ancient world, unearthing many fascinating parallels to the early Christian act. Thomas next studies the footwashing in John 13 with the tools of modern literary analysis, asking what the text was intended to mean to the readers implied by the Gospel.

The narrative in John is notoriously complicated. (1) The evangelist narrates Jesus' washing of the disciples' feet (), a conversation with Peter (), and then a general discourse about footwashing ().

But the remarks in vv hardly serve as an adequate or proper commentary on the events in vv Thus in dramatic fashion, because He loved them (John ), He taught them this lesson on humility.

The details of footwashing as an act of hospitality and kindness are well known. It was not a religious ceremony, but simply a tradition of good manners on the part of a host or hostess welcoming guests into his or her home (compare Luke This book undertakes the most comprehensive study so far of the practice of footwashing in the ancient world, unearthing many fascinating parallels to the early Christian act.

Thomas next studies the footwashing in John 13 with the tools of modern literary analysis, asking what the text was intended to mean to the readers implied by the Gospel. This dissertation examines Johnthe pericope which describes Jesus washing the feet of his disciples.

For a variety of reasons, there is no scholarly consensus concerning the meaning of this passage. In addition, very little reflection has been devoted to the place religious footwashing may have held in the Johannine community.

This dissertation reexamines the fundamental. Maundy (from the Vulgate of John mandatum meaning "command"), or the Washing of the Feet, or Pedelavium, is a religious rite observed by various Christian name is taken from the first few Latin words sung at the ceremony of the washing of the feet, "Mandatum novum do vobis ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos" ("I give you a new commandment, That ye.

It was a network of churches located in Asia Minor responsible for the production of four New Testament writings: the Gospel of John and the three letters known as 1 John, 2 John, and 3 John. Together, those books reveal how a particular Christian community dealt with religious tensions during the last few decades of the first century C.E.

A Service of Sacrificial Love: Footwashing (John ) Response by Laura J. Schmidt 24/1 (): 85– Hugo Zorrilla. Few chapters of the Bible have had so many focuses, such varied interpretations and so many ecclesial practices as J and in particular, John Indeed, the gospel of John is not a biography of Jesus.

Footwashing in John 13 and the Johannine Community – Second Edition (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, ). He Loved Them until the End: The Farewell Materials in the Gospel according to John (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, ).

A Pentecostal Reads the Book of Mormon: A Literary and Theological Introduction (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, ). The Johannine Footwashing and the Death of Jesus by David Gibson Introduction ‘The properly Johannine theology of salvation does not consider the death of Jesus to be a vicarious and expiatory sacrifice for sin’.

This position, defended by Forestell inarguably still expresses a broad critical consensus on the interpretation of the cross in the Fourth Gospel. The footwashing is an act of humble service for others, symbolic of the humiliating service Jesus will render in laying down his life for others—which is why the footwashing is necessary if the disciples are to have a share in him ().

Naturally, though, the disciples would not have understood the full significance of this until after his. This dissertation examines Johnthe pericope which describes Jesus washing the feet of his disciples.

For a variety of reasons, there is no scholarly consensus concerning the meaning of this passage. In addition, very little reflection has been devoted to the place religious footwashing may have held in the Johannine by: 9.

The Community Behind the Gospel of John In chapter 6 of my proposed book Jesus Before the Gospels, after I deal with collective memory in theory, I move on to talk about how Jesus was remembered in three different early Christian communities, those behind the Gospels of Mark (our earliest canonical Gospel), John (our latest canonical Gospel.

Footwashing in John 13 and the Johannine Community, Sheffield: JSNT Publishers, Verner, C.C. The Household of God: The Social World of the Pastoral Epistles. John 13 is the thirteenth chapter of the Gospel of John in the New Testament of the Christian begins John's record of the events on the last night before the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, emphasising Jesus' love for His disciples, demonstrated in the service of washing their feet, and His commandment that they love one another in the same way.

The book containing this Book: Gospel of John. Abstract.

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This paper presents three intertextual readings of John and/or Lukestarting from a feminist hermeneutic. The focus is on reader response, i.e., on the reading-process as an experience, on the effects texts have on a reader (Stanley Fish), and on the response to the response—the reflection on the by: 2.

The study of John 13 presents us with the fundamental key in order to understand Johannine accounts of the passion of Christ. On the one hand the washing of the Apostles' feet is within the "rites of investment" through which the figure of Jesus as the Servant of Yahweh is highlighted.

Not Dishonor: Reading John 13–21 (Minneapolis: Fortress, ) For a summary of the discus-sions on these two views, see John C. Thomas, Footwashing in John 13 and the Johannine Community (JSOTSup 61; Sheffield: JSOT Press, ) 3 In Culpepper’s words (‘‘The Johannine hypodeigma:AReading of J’’ SemeiaCited by: 3.

Rather, St. John tells the same story from a different angle, using the ritual of the footwashing as a kind of stand-in for the Last Supper narrative.

Moloney ("A Sacramental Reading of John ," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 53 [], pp. ) sheds some significant light on this matter. He points out that "to 'have part with.

John Christopher Thomas, in his landmark book Footwashing in John 13 and the Johannine Community (JSOT, ), lists seven different ways this passage has been interpreted by a wide range of theologians (pp.

A brief summary of his survey will suffice here, and consists of footwashing: as an example of humility; as a symbol of baptism. John 13 Common English Bible (CEB) Foot washing. 13 Before the Festival of Passover, Jesus knew that his time had come to leave this world and go to the Father.

Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them fully. 2 Jesus and his disciples were sharing the evening meal. The devil had already provoked Judas, Simon Iscariot’s son, to betray Jesus. 3 Jesus knew. John Christopher Thomas, Footwashing in John 13 and the Johannine Community.

Journal for the Study of the NEw Testament Supplement Series, No Sheffield: Continuum International Publishing Group - Sheffield Academic Press, Hbk. ISBN: pp. FOOTWASHING IN JOHN 13 AND THE JOHANNINE COMMUNITY by John ChristopherThomas May Submittedto the DepartmentofBiblical Studies Sheffield University the of of for theDoctor of PhilosophyDegree for Barbara,Paige,and Lori FOOTWASHING IN JOHN 13 AND THE JOHANNINE COMMUNITY John Christopher Thomas SUMMARY.John (12 mins) The Footwashing.

John (11 mins) The Johannine Crucifixion and Creation. (13 mins) Jesus the Nazarene (7 mins) Building the New Temple. (13 mins) These links will take you to a second series of videos made with Professor Francis J.

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Moloney in for the Broken Bay Bible Institute. Each is about 40 minutes.This dissertation examines Johnthe pericope which describes Jesus washing the feet of his disciples.

For a variety of reasons, there is no scholarly consensus concerning the meaning of this passage. In addition, very little reflection has been devoted to the place religious footwashing may have held in the Johannine : John Christopher Thomas.