John as Storyteller: Narrative Criticism and the Fourth Gospel (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series No.73)
By: Revd Mark W. G. Stibbe (author), John Court (series_editor)Paperback
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In this widely acclaimed study of John's Gospel, Mark W. G. Stibbe shows how the fourth evangelist uses all the tactics of a skilled storyteller to promote his distinctive Christology. Literary and historical methodologies are integrated by the author in his narrative criticism, and a new, holistic approach to the gospel literature is suggested thereby.
Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. The Method of Narrative Criticism and the Gospel of John: 1. The practical criticism of John's narrative; 2. Genre criticism of John's narrative; 3. The social function of John's narrative; 4. The narrative-historical approach to John's story; Part II. An Application of the Method of Narrative Criticism to John 18-19: Introduction; 5. A practical criticism of John 18-19; 6. A genre criticism of John 18-19; 7. A sociological reading of John 18-19; 8. A narrative-historical approach to John 18-19; Conclusion; References; Index of names and subjects.
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