Jesus the Samaritan : ethnic labeling in the Gospel of John / by Stewart Penwell.
- Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 
- Biblical interpretation series ; v. 170.
Biblical interpretation series, 0928-0731 ; Volume 170
xvi, 225 pages ; 24 cm.
- Bible. John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jesus Christ -- Person and offices.
Ethnicity in the Bible.
Ethnicity -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- "In Jesus the Samaritan: Ethnic Labelling in the Gospel of John, Stewart Penwell examines how ethnic labels function in the Gospel of John. After a review of the discourse history between "the Jews" and "the Samaritans," the dual ethnic labelling in John 4:9 and 8:48 are examined and, in each instance, members from "the Jews" and "the Samaritans" label Jesus as a member of each other's group for deviating from what were deemed acceptable practices as a member of "the Jews." The intra-textual links between John 4 and 8 reveal that the function of Jesus's dual ethnic labelling is to establish a new pattern of practices and categories for the "children of God" (1:12; 11:52) who are a trans-ethnic group united in fictive kinship and embedded within the Judean ethnic group's cultural traditions"-- Provided by publisher.
- Surveying Jesus's ethnic incarnation
Ethnicity and labeling
Labeling an ethnic Jesus
Ethnic assessments in the Gospel of John.
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-206) and indexes.
- Other format:
- Online version: Penwell, Stewart, 1981- author. Jesus the Samaritan
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