John 21:The Miraculous Catch
of Fish
How is this Story
Characters: Jesus, Peter, the Beloved Disciple
The Beloved Disciple: “It is the Lord” (21.7)
Peter jumps in water naked (21.7)
1. Rehabilitation of Peter: 3 fold question
2. Prediction of martyrdom of Peter
3. Explanation of false rumor about the Beloved Disciple:
seems to presuppose his death
4. Claim that BD is author of the Gospel