Parables as Subversive Speech (Paper)

Jesus as Pedagogue of the Oppressed

  • 9780664253554
  • 6 x 9
  • 312
  • 100.00
  • Paper
  • 0664253555
  • 5/1/1994
  • 3-5 days processing
$ 35.00

Description

William Herzog shows that the focus of the parables was not on a vision of the glory of the reign of God but on the gory details of the way oppression served the interests of the ruling class. The parables were a form of social analysis, as well as a form of theological reflection. Herzog scrutinizes their canonical form to show the distinction between its purpose for Jesus and for evangelists. To do this, he uses the tools of historical criticism, including form criticism and redaction criticism.

Reviews

Editorial Reviews for this product are coming soon.

You May Also Be Interested In...

God and the Crisis of Freedom
10/31/2002
$30.00
Our Mother Saint Paul
7/3/2007
$30.00
The Use of the Bible in Christian Ethics
1/1/2003
$27.00
Scripture and Homosexuality
5/1/1995
$30.00
Sex and the Single Savior
10/3/2006
$30.00
Scripture on the Silver Screen
10/31/2003
$30.00
The Betrayal of God
11/1/1990
$30.00
Shaking Heaven and Earth
7/20/2005
$35.00
The People Called
1/1/2002
$50.00
The Spirituality of Mark
8/1/1996
$30.00
Sign up to learn about new releases and other updates from WJK