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''My Father's Name'': the significance and impetus of the Divine Name in the Fourth Gospel.

@inproceedings{Coutts2016MyFN,
  title={''My Father's Name'': the significance and impetus of the Divine Name in the Fourth Gospel.},
  author={Joshua Coutts},
  year={2016}
}
One of the distinctive features of the Fourth Gospel is the emphasis placed on the divine name (ὄνομα). The name occurs eight times (5.43; 10.25; 12.13, 28; 17.6, 11-12, 26), in key passages and in striking expressions such as “I have made known your name” (17.6) and “your name, which you gave me” (17.11). This thesis uses historical-critical methodology in a close reading of the Fourth Gospel to determine why John is so attracted to the name category. It is argued that, for John, the divine… Expand