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Honor and shame in the Gospel of Matthew / Jerome H. Neyrey.

By: Neyrey, Jerome H, 1940-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©1998Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 287 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0664256430; 9780664256432.Subject(s): Bible. Matthew -- Socio-rhetorical criticism | Honor in the Bible | Shame in the Bible | Shame -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityDDC classification: 226.2/06 Other classification: 11.47 | BC 4830 Review: "The pivotal values of the ancient world were honor and shame - the worth one had in the eyes of one's neighbor. Here, Jerome Neyrey clarifies what praise and blame meant to Matthew and his audience. He examines the traditional literary forms for bestowing honor and praise and the conventional grounds for awarding them in Matthew's world. Neyrey argues that the evangelist Matthew was trained in conventional ways, and that his writing employs many of the genres taught in the rhetorical handbooks concerning praise."--Jacket.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
Main BS2575.6.H6 N49 1998 (Browse shelf) Available 17-430

Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-277) and indexes.

"The pivotal values of the ancient world were honor and shame - the worth one had in the eyes of one's neighbor. Here, Jerome Neyrey clarifies what praise and blame meant to Matthew and his audience. He examines the traditional literary forms for bestowing honor and praise and the conventional grounds for awarding them in Matthew's world. Neyrey argues that the evangelist Matthew was trained in conventional ways, and that his writing employs many of the genres taught in the rhetorical handbooks concerning praise."--Jacket.

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