John 6.1-14: The Feeding of the Five Thousand
What themes does the Fourth Evangelist Introduce in his
Interpretation of this Miracle?
Jesus as the Prophet Like
Moses (Deut 18) Jn 6.14
Moses: manna miracle
Jesus: “I am the bread
from heaven”; superior to
Moses
Jesus gives eternal life
The Eucharist (“eat my
flesh and drink my
blood”)