Seeing Jesus John’s Way: Manna from Heaven

Susan E. Hylen

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2013

Issue: Bread (Vol. 33, No 4, Fall, 2013)

By using manna as a metaphor for Jesus, John points backwards to understand Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection as part of the Jewish story that begins with the exodus; John also points forward to the Eucharist, allowing thosewho partake of Jesus as manna to walk as Israelites and disciples whom God feeds with the bread of life.

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