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Friday, April 27, 2012

The Beloved Disciple

One of the biggest mysteries in biblical scholarship concerns the identity of "the disciple whom Jesus loved." According to the Gospel of John, this was the disciple who leaned on Jesus during the Last Supper, and the only male disciple present at the crucifixion.

Click on this link to read some interesting arguments on the matter: The Beloved Disciple (Gospel Mysteries)

Altar Relief The Last Supper
St. Francis Catholic Church


Kelline said...

I am the one leaning on his shoulder. :-)

Russ Martin (AKA "Steeple Chaser") said...

Amen to that.