Retelling Scripture [electronic resource] : 'the Jews' and the Scriptural Citations in John 1:19-12:50.
- Sheridan, Ruth
- Leiden : BRILL, 2012.
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- 1 online resource (310 pages).
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- Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Chapter I. Introduction; Old Testament Allusions in the Gospel of John: Themes and Motives; Old Testament Figures in John's Gospel; Implicit Reference; Explicit Old Testament Citations in the Gospel of John; Trajectory I: John's Method of Scriptural Interpretation; Trajectory II: John's Sources for Scriptural Citation; Evaluation of Previous Trajectories; The Function of the Old Testament Citations in John's Gospel; Andreas Obermann: The Theological-Rhetorical Function of Scripture; Jaime Clark-Soles: The Social Function of Scripture, Excursus: Anti-Judaism in the Gospel of JohnThe Place of this Study; Main Argument; Outline of Book; Chapter II. Literary Critical Approaches to 'the Jews' in John's Gospel; Modern Rhetorical Criticism in Literary Theory; The Implied Constituents of Narrative: Authors and Readers; Application to the Gospel of John; Summary; Literary Theories of Characterization; 'Round' Characters or 'Flat' Characters? The 'Ancient'/'Modern' Dichotomy; Characterization or Character Reconstruction? The Return of the Reader; Modern Approaches to Character Reconstruction: Chatman, Modern Approaches to Character Reconstruction: Ewen/Rimmon-KenanApplication of the Methods to John's Gospel; Aristotelian Approaches to Characterization in John: Craig Koester; Aristotelian Approaches to Characterization in John: R. Alan Culpepper; Cornelis Bennema's Critique; Modern Approaches to Characterization in John's Gospel: F.D. Tolmie's Character Analysis of 'the Jews' in John's Gospel; Intertextuality and the Old Testament Citations in John's Gospel; Justifying a Maximal Approach to the Citations, Ideological Characterization of 'the Jews' in John: Monologism and the Reduction of SubjectivityApplication of the Methods; Chapter III. The Old Testament Citations and 'The Jews'--Part I: The Beginning of Jesus' Public Ministry (John 1:23; 2:17); Identifying Old Testament Citations in the Gospel of John; John 1:23: The Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Isaiah 40:3); Outline of the Johannine Text; The Context of Isaiah 40:3 for an Understanding of John 1:23; The Response and Characterization of the Emissaries of 'the Jews'; Conclusion; John 2:17: Zeal for Your House (Psalm 69:9a), and Outline of the Johannine TextThe Context of Psalm 69:9a for an Understanding of John 2:17; The Response and Characterization of 'the Jews'; Conclusion; Chapter IV. The Old Testament Citations and 'The Jews'--Part II: Jesus among the Feasts of 'The Jews' (6:31, 45; 7:37-39; 10:34); John 6:31b: Bread from Heaven to Eat (Ps 78:24 LXX/Exod 16:4); Outline of the Johannine Text; The Contexts of Ps 77:24 LXX and Exod 16:4 for an Understanding of John 6:31b; The Response and Characterization of 'the Jews'; Conclusion; John 6:54a: They Shall All Be Taught by God (Isaiah 54:13)
- Using narrative-rhetorical methodologies, including characterisation theory, this book offers a close reading of the Old Testament citations found in John 1:19-12:15 as they are addressed to 'the Jews' in the narrative, shedding new light upon the issue of Johannine anti-Judaism.
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900422629X (electronic book)
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Outline of the Johannine Text.
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