Saturday, March 05, 2005

Biblical Literature, The Second Letter of John

II John warns a specific church (or perhaps churches), designated as �the elect lady and her children,� against the influence of the Docetic heresy combatted in I John, whose proponents lured Christians from �following the truth, just as we have been commanded by the Father.� In II John, as in the Gospel According to John and I John, the light - darkness images are similar to those

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