From: Jonathan Robie (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jun 28 1996 - 10:47:07 EDT
Greg Carey writes:
> The sticky thing about "love" in John 21 is that so little in the FG is
The question, of course, is whether each of your examples is something John
intended, or something we are reading into it. And this is always a difficult
question to answer...
> Jesus is the light of the world, but those who do evil love
> darkness instead of light.
I think John intended that. It is presented allegorically, and is great
> Nicodemus comes to Jesus at night, and he never achieves full illumination.
> The Samaritan woman meets Jesus at noon, and she winds up bringing her city
> to Jesus.
These both claim to be factual stories. In neither case does the text dwell
on or even mention the imagery you allude to.
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