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Bibil Identifier bibil:212699
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Re-framing End-Time Wonders: A Response to Hans Kvalbein
Author Rodríguez, Rafael
Journal Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha (Volume: 20, Issue: 3)
Undefined link The Wonders of the End-Time: Metaphoric Language in 4Q521 and the Interpretation of Matthew 11.5 par.
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 219-240 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In 1998 JSP published Hans Kvalbein’s analysis of 4Q521’s therapeutic language, in which Kvalbein pursued specifically (1) the question whether such language intends a literal or metaphorical referent, and (2) the parallels between 4Q521’s language and Mt. 11.5||Lk. 7.22. Kvalbein’s essay presents a careful analysis of the relation between tradition and the language used to express that tradition. Unfortunately, his essay assumes a too-rigid distinction between literal and metaphoric reference and neglects the complex relations that could obtain between language and tradition, past and present. This essay addresses that neglect and turns to recent sociological research in memory to uncover 4Q521’s and the gospel texts’ use of therapeutic traditions in Isaiah (and elsewhere) to identify and interpret their present situation(s).
DOI 10.1177/0951820710382360
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Texts : Texts : 4Q - Qumran Cave 4 : 4Q521 - Messianic Apocalypse
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Healing
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Isaiah
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Themes
Pericopes Matthew 11,5
Luke 7,22
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