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“Another Disciple” in John 18:15-16 as a Galilean Fisherman?

Robert Myles and I have co-written an article that will be published with Novum Testamentum where we explore the arguments for and against identifying the anonymous disciple in John 18:15-16 as the beloved disciple, investigate how some Christian authorities rationalized how the Apostle John (presumed to be the beloved disciple) could be on close terms with the Jerusalem high priest, and analyze the Galilean fishing economy. Robert Myles has posted the pre-publication version on his academia.edu page. For me, this article shows that John 18:15-16 is incompatible with the traditional identification of the beloved disciple as John, the son of the Galilean fisherman Zebedee. Here is a further bibliography of sources that are available online:

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