Posts Tagged ‘John’

Bread and Wine in John’s gospel

Friday, April 6th, 2012

I’ve always wondered why John, the most spiritual gospel, doesn’t have the words of institution at the last supper. I’ve heard interesting theories about this. Yesterday it impinged on me for the first time that there is a sharing of bread and wine with one person: Judas, with whom Jesus shares the ‘sop’. This feels like a window onto the profoundest mystery.