Peter son of Jonah dives into the sea

John 21

Why does Peter jump into the sea? Why the attention to his nakedness which was culturally inappropriate? Why do modern commentators focus on the mechanics of the historical layer rather than the symbolism in a chapter that nearly as thoroughly symbolic as the book of Revelation?

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