Weakness (Johannine “flesh”)
Sinfulness (Pauline “flesh”)
Spirit ~ infinite, omnipotent & perfect ~ biological process
Flesh ~ finite, fragile, fallible ~ body
– Temple ~ building
Temple ~ body
The Pharisees & Jesus were using the word in very different ways, when they were arguing! Why was this not clarified by Jesus??
– Humiliation of the ego and communal solidarity
Individual uniqueness and social welfare
Flesh as Breath-temple – heaven-earth interface!
Glory ~ authenticity ~ fullness