REL 253: Study Guide 10

4.3541 & ||s: power over nature (cf. Gen 1.13)

What is the point of this pericope? How does it compare with the stories in the Infancy Gospel of Thomas?


8.19.1 (esp. 8.2733, 9.1) & ||s

Cf. feeding of 5,000 in Mk 6.3044, Mt 14.1321, Lk 9.1017

What do you make of these 5 narratives that seem to share a common structure & themes, yet differ in details?