Re: The Pres Subst Ptc of PISTEUW in Jn

From: Thomas Bond (
Date: Wed Mar 18 1998 - 17:04:47 EST

Dale M. Wheeler wrote:

> I can't see any reason
> to think that these are statements of the necessity of faithfulness.

Having been reading in the classics in reference to the notion of
friendship, it seems there might be a case to understand this within
that topos. John does seem to make a case for the disciples being
"friends" of Jesus. And, faithfulness in friendships was quite

Thomas Bond

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