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Bibil Identifier bibil:225850
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Matthean Sets of Parables
Author Oppong-Kumi, Peter Yaw
Series Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe (Volume: 340)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 99/340
Place 226.2.01
Publishing house Mohr Siebeck
Place Tübingen
ISBN 978-3-16-151730-3
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xiii Pages
421 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract Matthean Parables have often been read through the lens of their Synoptic parallels, which has, for instance, led to the claim that Matthew does not have a parable theory of its own. Peter Yaw Oppong-Kumi offers a careful and detailed analysis of the three parabolic compositions in the Gospel of Matthew. He presents a new approach to Matthew‘s parables and calls for a reading of the gospel that frees it from the "dependency” of its sources. Through meticulous study the author shows the interconnectedness of Matthew‘s parable compositions through their common theology and context. He offers some intriguing evidence of how certain theological thoughts of the Gospel influenced the composition of Matthean sets of parables and how, for instance, these theological thoughts explain the crucial change the author made to Mk 4:8 or the famous textual problem of the Parable of Two Sons. Peter Yaw Oppong-Kumi demonstrates how Matthew‘s parable compositions have been constructed as a narrative and rhetorical piece to respond to one important question of the gospel, namely who accepts or rejects the Gospel‘s protagonist and what are the ramifications of that.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Parable
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Synoptic Gospels : Gospel of Matthew
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Rhetoric
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Kingdom of God
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Israel
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Jewish-Christian Relations
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Eschatology
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Parousia
Pericopes Matthew 13
Matthew 21,28-22,14
Matthew 24,5
Matthew 25,1-25,13
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