5 edition of Characters and Characterization in Luke-Acts found in the catalog.
|Statement||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
|Publishers||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 93 p. :|
|Number of Pages||43|
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Jesus and salvation history-- Part III. Specifically, this is a study of one particular physical marker—blindness. Luke, however, employs these principles in his writings in order to subvert the paradigm.
Together, the essays reflect the understanding that while many of the literary techniques involved in characterization attest a certain universality, each writer also brings his or her own unique perspective and talent to the portrayal and use of characters, with the result that analysis of a writer's characters and style of characterization can enhance appreciation of that writer's work.
Chapter One: Introduction Methodology Outline of Chapters Chapter Two: An Introduction to Physiognomy Physiognomy Defined: Its History and Practice Introducing the Sources—Handbooks on Physiognomy The Methods of the Physiognomists Physiognomy in Practice: Examples in Ancient Literature Conclusion Chapter Three: Eyes, Sight, and Blindness: Learning to See with Physiognomic Eyes Disability in the Greco-Roman World The Eyes: Window to the Soul Blindness in Greco-Roman Literature: Developing a Topos Examples of Blindness in Greco-Roman Literature Conclusion Chapter Four: Physiognomy and Blindness in the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism Linking Physiognomy to the Old Testament Examples of Physiognomy in the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism Blindness in the Jewish Writings Conclusion Chapter Five: Physiognomy and Blindness in the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature Examples of Physiognomy Characters and Characterization in Luke-Acts the NT and Other Early Christian Literature Examples of Characters and Characterization in Luke-Acts in the NT and Other Early Christian Literature Conclusion Chapter Six: Physiognomy and Blindness in Luke-Acts Physiognomy in Luke-Acts Blindness in Luke-Acts Chapter Seven: Conclusion Bibliography Readership.
The Presence and presentation of Jesus as a Character in the Book of Acts• Contents Part 1: The Gospel of Luke• Through historical criticism Shillington looks at and explains questions of authorship, the time and setting of the composition, sources and historical background.
The diversity of methodological approaches, perspectives, and literary insights make this volume a helpful and valuable contribution to scholarship on Luke-Acts. Lazarus and the Rich Man Luke 16:19-31 in the Context of Luke- Acts Reuben.
They act as interpreters of salvation history, God's prophetic mouthpieces, witnesses to the resurrection, proclaimers and teachers of the gospel, and patrons and leaders of the early church. Theoretical and methodological discussions are complemented with case studies of specific Lukan characters.
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View: 222 This guide to interpreting the characters in Luke-Acts, the longest and most complex of New Testament narratives, uses the latest literary-critical theory and biblical scholarship to construct an understanding of how the characters are formed and how they function in the Lukan writings.
Incorporating modern approaches in the field, Shillington looks at postcolonial and feminist criticism and how they have changed our understanding of these books.