Jesus says ofhirnself "I am the light of the world" (John 8:12) and the gospel of John intercepts the meaning of this statement through the motif of symbols and symbolism.
"The Johannine Writings: Symbolism and the Symbol of 'Light' in the Gospel of John,"
The Asbury Journal:
2, p. 106-113.
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