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Bibil Identifier bibil:137462
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Politics of Sacrifice
Author Aichele, George
Journal The Bible and Critical Theory (Volume: 1, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2005
Year (Copyright) 2005
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2005
Year (Reference) 2005
Language English
Pages 1-15 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract I place Mark 10:45, one of the most-discussed verses in the gospel of Mark, in intertextual tension with the final episode of the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Read through this lens, phrases such as ‘son of man’, ‘give his life’, and ‘ransom for many’ acquire significantly different meanings than they do for Christian-canonical readings. This leads to re-evaluation of the control that the canon has over readings of biblical texts, and the prospects for non-canonical reading of the Bible.
DOI 10.2104/bc050006
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Son of Man
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Sacrifice
Pericopes Mark 10,45
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