Re-presenting the Johannine Community

Re-presenting the Johannine Community

A Postcolonial Perspective

eBook - 2008
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Re-Presenting the Johannine Community: A Postcolonial Perspective explores the characterization of the Johannine community in the Farewell Discourse of the Fourth Gospel from a postcolonial perspective. The community is scrutinized with the lens of an integrated literary-rhetorical and ideological-postcolonial approach. The disciples emerge as both the Self, insofar as they resist an imperial reality represented by the world, and the Other, with respect to Jesus and the Father. As such, far from immutable and bland, the Johannine community is portrayed as chameleonic and engaged in an emerging strategy of resistance.
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781453907320
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 240 pages).
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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