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Binding the strong man : a political reading of Mark's story of Jesus / Ched Myers.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©2008.Edition: 20th anniversary edDescription: lx, 500 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781570757976
  • 1570757976
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 226.3/06 22
LOC classification:
  • BS2585.2 .M9 2008
Contents:
Part one: Text and Context -- A reading site and strategy for Mark -- The socio-historical site of Mark's story of Jesus / Part Two: Reading the First Half of Mark -- An introduction to Mark's literary style and strategy: the first prologue and call to discipleship -- The first direct action campaign: Jesus' assault on the Jewish social order in Capernaum -- "Listen!" the first sermon on the revolutionary patience -- Jesus' construction of a new social order, I: the miracle cycle -- The execution of John and the "First" epilogue -- Part Three: Reading the second half of Mark -- Midpoint of the story: the "second" prologue and call to discipleship -- Jesus' construction of a new social order, II: the teaching cycle -- The second direct action campaign: Jesus' showdown with the powers in Jerusalem -- The second sermon on revolutionary patience -- Jesus' arrest and trial by the powers -- The execution of Jesus and the "second" epilogue -- Part Four: Mark and radical discipleship -- Summary: the ideology and social strategy of Mark's community -- Afterword: on continuing the narrative of biblical radicalism -- Appendix: bringing the Gospel down to Earth: a review of recent socio-political readings of the Jesus story.
Summary: Since its publication in 1988, Binding the Strong Man has been widely recognized as a landmark in contemporary biblical criticism. Applying a multidisciplinary approach called socio-literary method, Myers integrates literary criticism, socio-historical exegesis, and political hermeneutics in his investigation of Mark as a manifesto of radical discipleship. --From publisher's description.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre Main BS2585.2 .M94 2008 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Issued 01/03/2024 23-333

Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-489) and indexes.

Part one: Text and Context -- A reading site and strategy for Mark -- The socio-historical site of Mark's story of Jesus / Part Two: Reading the First Half of Mark -- An introduction to Mark's literary style and strategy: the first prologue and call to discipleship -- The first direct action campaign: Jesus' assault on the Jewish social order in Capernaum -- "Listen!" the first sermon on the revolutionary patience -- Jesus' construction of a new social order, I: the miracle cycle -- The execution of John and the "First" epilogue -- Part Three: Reading the second half of Mark -- Midpoint of the story: the "second" prologue and call to discipleship -- Jesus' construction of a new social order, II: the teaching cycle -- The second direct action campaign: Jesus' showdown with the powers in Jerusalem -- The second sermon on revolutionary patience -- Jesus' arrest and trial by the powers -- The execution of Jesus and the "second" epilogue -- Part Four: Mark and radical discipleship -- Summary: the ideology and social strategy of Mark's community -- Afterword: on continuing the narrative of biblical radicalism -- Appendix: bringing the Gospel down to Earth: a review of recent socio-political readings of the Jesus story.

Since its publication in 1988, Binding the Strong Man has been widely recognized as a landmark in contemporary biblical criticism. Applying a multidisciplinary approach called socio-literary method, Myers integrates literary criticism, socio-historical exegesis, and political hermeneutics in his investigation of Mark as a manifesto of radical discipleship. --From publisher's description.

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