Lazarus: Beloved Disciple

Lazarus Minyan

If you are interested in becoming more academically attuned with the theory of Lazarus being not only the Beloved Disciple, but also the author of the Gospel of John, join the Reverend Doyt Conn to wonder together: What questions do we have on the topic of Lazarus?

What areas of academic exploration can we pursue to further test and support the theory that Lazarus was uniquely positioned to understand, firsthand that “in the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God…”?

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Background Information

In this video, Doyt+ offers his reading of the Gospel of John as the eyewitness account of Lazarus, the Beloved Disciple.