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"Word” and “Beginning” in John 1
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1, NIV)
The Word Spoken: God’s Determined Plan and Purpose
John writes about the Word as though it was something separate from God Himself. This helps us to see the way in which those attributes of God that have to do with the communication and expression of His purpose came to their fulfilment in the work of Jesus Christ.
Studies in John: The Prologue
The background of ideas, Gentile and Jewish, of the opening verses of John’s gospel, and some of the associations of the words he uses. The Old Testament shewn to be most essential to the understanding of his words.
The Word Made Flesh
The style of the fourth Gospel has little in common with that of the Synoptics. Luke’s narrative is avowedly historical in purpose (Luke 1:1-4), and the same purpose can clearly be seen in the gospel records of Matthew and Mark.
Creating a World Out of Words
Born in Argentina, the son of a diplomat, Alberto Manguel started out in the literary world as a reader—first, of course, for himself, like all of us, but most famously, as a reader for the blind Argentinian writer Jorge Luiz Borges. For four years in his teens, Alberto Manguel would read books to the great man. Alberto Manguel’s career as a writer, and his many books, all arguably revolve around the same theme—what books, libraries and the act of reading signify.