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By Jonathan Bernier

In Aposynagōgos and the ancient Jesus in John, Jonathan Bernier makes use of the critical-realist hermeneutics built by way of Bernard Lonergan and Ben F. Meyer to survey old information suitable to the Johannine expulsion passages (John 9:22, 12:42, 16:2). He evaluates the key modern interpretative traditions concerning those passages, specifically that they describe now not occasions of Jesus' lifetime yet fairly the implementation of the Birkat ha-Minim within the first first-century, or that they describe no longer old occasions in any respect yet serve basically to build Johannine id. opposed to either traditions Bernier argues that those passages plausibly describe occasions that may have occurred in the course of Jesus' lifetime.

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The frame that is the cosmos is right there, on the surface. Any hypothetical second or third level, allegorically embedded within the level that is Jesus’ story told within the frame of the cosmos, is superfluous. 78 Although the critical historian is well aware that there is hardly a direct relationship between the letter of the text and the events about which the letter teaches, and that consequently judgments regarding the literal sense are not ipso facto judgments regarding what we might call the historical referent, interpretation of the literal sense is nonetheless necessary for proper construal of the historical referent.

That the aposynagōgos passages report expulsions via the Birkat ha-Minim] is no longer accepted by scholars,”13 for, if this were indeed the case, then there would be little 11 In Reuven Kimelman, “Birkat Ha-Minim and the Lack of Evidence for an Anti-Christian Jewish Prayer in Late Antiquity,” in Jewish and Christian Self-Definition, Volume II: Aspects of Judaism in the Graeco-Roman Period (ed. P. I. Baumgarten, and Alan Mendelssohn; London: SCM Press, 1981), 226–244; and Langer, Cursing the Christians?

Be speedily uprooted in our day. Let the Nazarenes [Christians] and the Minim [heretics] be destroyed in a minute. , 28. 15 Solomon Schecter and Israel Abrahams, “Genizah Specimens,” Jewish Quarterly Review 10 (1898): 654–661. 16 The variant appears on Schechter and Abrahams, “Genizah Specimens,” 657. Since this particular section of the article was written specifically by Schechter, he is often cited without Abrahams as the scholar who published this variant. 17 Marcus, “Birkat ha-Minim,” 524, rightly points out that the term “Genizah recension” is misleading.

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