Item description for The Disciples in Narrative Perspective: The Portrayal and Function of the Matthean Disciples (Academia Biblica (Society of Biblical Literature) (Paper)) by Jeannine K. Brown...
Do the disciples in Matthew really understand Jesus, his mission and his message? Although redaction approaches have typically answered this question affirmatively, a narrative reading of Matthew highlights the ways the disciples frequently misunderstand both what Jesus is called to do and what he intends for his own followers. This study offers such a narrative reading, arguing that not only do the disciples frequently fail to understand Jesus, they do not progress toward greater understanding as the story unfolds. The author explores the way that this portrayal functions in the story and in shaping Matthew's concept of discipleship. Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).
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Studio: Scholars Pr
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.52" Width: 6.56" Height: 0.44" Weight: 0.58 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2002
Publisher Society of Biblical Literature
ISBN 1589830482 ISBN13 9781589830486
Availability 0 units.
More About Jeannine K. Brown
Jeannine K. Brown (PhD, Luther Seminary) is associate professor of New Testament and associate academic dean at Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is the author of The Disciples in Narrative Perspective: The Portrayal and Function of the Matthean Disciples and contributed to The Baker Illustrated Bible Commentary.
Jeannine K. Brown was born in 1961.
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