Re: John 1:1, Structure and Transl.

On Wed, 23 Nov 1994, stcdc wrote:
> Doesn't John's entire prologue make it pretty clear that the Word is Christ?
> How many other meanings can there be in this context?
To paraphrase an earlier posting on this passage, wouldn't John have 
simply written "Christ" instead of of LOGOS if he had not wanted to draw 
upon a rich background of allusive signs as to who Christ is? There 
obviously can be and are several meanings. 

Carl W. Conrad
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