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Bibil Identifier bibil:212467
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Spaced out
Title (English, ) “Territoriality” in the Fourth Gospel
Author Neyrey, Jerome H.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2002
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2002
Year (Copyright) 2002
Year (Reference) 2002
Language English
Pages 632-663 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The Fourth Gospel is inordinately involved with places and spaces, valuing some, but dis-valuing others. The task of interpreting all such references is greatly aidedby the use of the anthropological model of "territoriality” which shows how all peoples 1) classify space, 2) communicate this and 3) control access to or exit from this territory. The classifications might be: public-private, sacred/profane, honorable/shameful, clean/unclean, fixed/fluid, center/periphery and the like. Where appropriate, these classifications are used to interpret the Johannine data on spaces and places, particularly 1) Galilee/Judean, 2) public/in secret, 3) not on this mountain, nor in Jerusalem, 4) whence/whither, 5) in my Father’s house there are many rooms, 6) “in-dwelling” and “being-in” another; and 7) two different worlds.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Gospel of John
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