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Bibil Identifier bibil:215463
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Exploring the Sense-scape of the Gospel of Mark
Author Lawrence, Louise
Journal Journal for the Study of the New Testament (Volume: 33, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 387-397 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article attempts to address a certain lack of interest in the senses in New Testament studies by conducting a sensory survey of the Gospel of Mark. Informed by cross-cultural anthropology of the senses, the Gospel of Mark is revealed as an audio-centric text in which hearing is the pre-eminent sense and deafness the gravest sensory impairment. Mark’s ambivalence surrounding the faculty of sight is viewed as a resistance to the pre-eminence of the visual within imperial propaganda.
DOI 10.1177/0142064X11404602
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Anthropology
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Synoptic Gospels : Gospel of Mark
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