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“I am the way, the truth, and the life...” (John 14:6) (Morpho-semantic markers)
Starting from Christ’s statement “I am the way, the truth, and the life...” (John 14:6), which has become a reference point in theology, the author extends his linguistic investigation to the entire text of the Gospel of John. Linguistically (especially semantically), the terms in this statement stand out clearly in context, forming a veritable support structure for its meaning, both through the large number of occurrences and through the efflorescence of the meanings it develops. The three words by which Jesus defines his personality – the way, the truth, and the life – indicate a convergence of meanings.