Eating and Drinking in John 6 Redux

Just when I thought that this old post had gone into the cryogenic storage of the distant archives, it has been reanimated with new discussion. A number of issues are addressed, including that of whether a reference to the Eucharist in John 6 means that our salvation is at stake if we do not eat it (and what the word ‘salvation’ is actually assumed to mean in such a question).

About Alastair Roberts

Alastair Roberts (PhD, Durham University) writes in the areas of biblical theology and ethics, but frequently trespasses beyond these bounds. He participates in the weekly Mere Fidelity podcast, blogs at Alastair’s Adversaria, and tweets at @zugzwanged.
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1 Response to Eating and Drinking in John 6 Redux

  1. hbald says:

    It seems that eucharist is a life or death issue in Corinthians. If that is true then why is it a stretch to say that it is related to salvation in John 6. The Lord makes theses things (water, bread, blood, spirit) important although why we don’t know.

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