Scholar Quotes on John's Prologue

Scholar quotes relating to the Prologue (Chapter 1) of John's Gospel 

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Smalley
"The Prologue is detachable from Chapter 1 and indeed the whole Gospel"
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Stanton
"Prologue is a lens through which the whole Gospel can be viewed"
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Hooker
"Prologue is the key which unlocks the 4th Gospel"
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Burney
"Nearly every verse of the Prologue yields evidence pointing to Aramaic origin"
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Bultmann
"light brings knowledge" - Gnosticism
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Augustine
“the idea that the Word/Logos could take on flesh was utterly without precedent”
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Hooker
“we shall find what is going on behind the pages of the 4th Gospel, if we see it a gigantic takeover bid”
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Barrett
“Memra is rather a way of referring to God without using his name”
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Robinson
"Prologue is built like a porch onto the original structure of the 4th Gospel"
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Barrett
"Prologue is a curtain raiser to the 4th Gospel
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Brown
"verses 6-9 and 15 were part of the original text and the rest was added later"
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Marsh
"Prologue is both an introduction and a conclusion to the 4th Gospel"
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"Nearly every verse of the Prologue yields evidence pointing to Aramaic origin"

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"light brings knowledge" - Gnosticism

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