The door to abundant life

Marty, Peter W.
April 1996
Christian Century;4/17/96, Vol. 113 Issue 13, p427
Examines the opening verses of the tenth chapter of Saint John's Gospel. Misunderstanding on the metaphors used; Difficulty in conceptualizing Jesus' picture of a fenced-in sheepfold; Choice of the door as a symbol.


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