According to the internal logic of John's Gospel, Jesus' claim to be "the way, the truth, and the life" is a remarkably inclusive statement, with none of the exclusive character sometimes attributed to it.
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Koester, Craig R. “Jesus the Way, the Cross, and the World According to the Gospel of John.” Word & World 21, no. 4 (September 2001): 360–69.
Koester, Craig R., "Jesus the Way, the Cross, and the World According to the Gospel of John" (2001). Faculty Publications. 132.