The Bread of Life Discourse in John 6: A Survey of Select Literature

Ronald Jones, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis


A paper of this type also has numerous presuppositions. The paper assumes, for the purpose of discussion, that one may legitimately treat the entire discourse and that there is no need to discard smaller or larger units because of the form-critical process and its conclusions. If one were to treat the positions of the form critics regarding this chapter of John, either as a whole or in terms of its parts, one could easily write another paper on that topic alone.