John The Evangelist Research Paper

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John the Evangelist employed the term Logos to describe Jesus as the Word of the invisible God who became man and dwelt among us (Jn 1:1-3,14). This dogma determined the direction of everything else in the Johannine Christology. Yet, it would seem that the evangelist took the concept logos from the ancient Greek philosophy according to which the cosmos is with no doubt governed by some power – Logos. Also, John’s conception of Christ was probably influenced by some Old Testament passages (cf. Robert S. BRUMBAUGH, “Logos”, in: Microsoft® Encarta® 2008. © 1993-2007 Microsoft Corporation (Software).
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