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  1. Steve Kindle says:

    Henry, I’m wondering why this pericope has captured the attention of scholars. Is there more to this than a mystery to be solved?

    1. Well, I attended a conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where one of the organizers was Dave Black. I found it very technically interesting, though I didn’t really change my mind about that much. I would still say that it’s good to preach it, but that I don’t think it was originally in its current place in John. The papers from the conference, however, are quite detailed and complex!

  2. Eric Potts says:

    The provenance is very uncertain, but the passage has a feel of authenticity.
    I love the fact that Jesus sets the woman free before suggesting repentance – which is the reverse of so much preaching.

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