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The power of disorder [electronic resource] : ritual elements in Mark's passion narrative / Nicole Wilkinson Duran.

Author/Creator:
Duran, Nicole Wilkinson.
Publication:
London : T & T Clark, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (141 p.)
Series:
Library of New Testament studies ; 378.
T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Library of New Testament studies ; 378
T & T Clark library of biblical studies
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Subjects:
Bible. N.T. Mark -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Mark's Gospel has been seen as history, or as literature. The tensions between these two approaches point to what neither approach can articulate: the rich and ambiguous connections and disjuncture's between human experience itself and human retelling, remembering, and reliving of that experience. This energetic pulling and resistance between our ordered categories and the chaos of existence fuels Mark's gospel and arguably Christianity itself. With the aid of ritual theory this book seeks to explore that energy in Mark's passion narrative. In particular, Duran uses Catherine Bell's concept of
Contents:
Imagining the passion as ritual
Differentiation : marking ritual, seeing sacrifice
Repetition in unrepeated time
Substitution in festival, sacrifice and story
'Let the one who understands, understand'.
Notes:
Revision of author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Vanderbilt University.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-282-86845-4
9786612868450
0-567-44405-8
OCLC:
676700733