The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 4): Prodigal Imprints in John 8

The story of the woman caught in adultery in John 8 serves many fascinating purposes within John’s narrative, and functions as a story about forgiveness. Continue reading “The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 4): Prodigal Imprints in John 8”

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The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 3): The Living Water Encounters the Adulterous Woman

When one comes to the story of the adulterous woman in John’s eighth chapter, the first thing that can be noticed about this pericope are the little brackets surrounding the exchange. Continue reading “The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 3): The Living Water Encounters the Adulterous Woman”

The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 2): This Woman is Not for Stoning

I find the story of the woman caught in adultery, found in John 8, compelling for several different reasons. Continue reading “The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 2): This Woman is Not for Stoning”

The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 1): Jesus, the Crowds, and the End of Violence

Many of us have probably read or seen the recently wildly popular Hunger Games. Continue reading “The Woman Caught in Adultery (Part 1): Jesus, the Crowds, and the End of Violence”