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The Gospels as Stories: A Narrative Approach to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

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ISBN: 9780801049842
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Overview

Popular writer and teacher Jeannine Brown shows how a narrative approach illuminates each of the Gospels, helping readers see the overarching stories. This book offers a corrective to tendencies to read the Gospels piecemeal, one story at a time. It is filled with numerous examples that show how narrative criticism brings the text to life, making it an ideal supplementary textbook for courses on the Gospels. Readers will gain hands-on tools and perspectives to interpret the Gospels as whole stories.

  • Offers a corrective to tendencies to read the Gospels piecemeal
  • Provides an ideal supplementary textbook for courses on the Gospels
  • Contains hands-on tools and perspectives to interpret the Gospels as whole storie

Part 1: Introduction

  • The Turn to Gospels as Stories: Narrative Criticism in Gospel Studies

Part 2: Plot and Plotting

  • The Selection, Sequence, and Shape of the Story
  • Narrative Plotting in the Gospel of Luke

Part 3: Character and Characterization

  • The People in the Story
  • Matthew’s Characterization of the Disciples

Part 4: Intertextuality

  • The Stories behind the Story
  • Intertextuality in John: Passover Lamb and Creation’s Renewal

Part 5: Narrative Theology

  • How a Story Theologizes
  • The God of Mark’s Gospel

Part 6: Conclusion

  • The Ongoing Power of the Gospels as Stories
  • Title: The Gospels as Stories: A Narrative Approach to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
  • Author: Jeannine K. Brown
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Pages: 208
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Topic: Gospels

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Jeannine K. Brown

Dr. Jeannine Brown has taught at Bethel Seminary for nearly two decades in the areas of New Testament, hermeneutics, and integration. Her books include Scripture as CommunicationBecoming Whole and Holy: An Integrative Conversation about Christian Formation,and the forthcoming volume on Matthew in the Teach the Text Commentary seriesShe’s written various articles that have been published in Journal of Biblical LiteratureNew Testament Studies, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Journal of Psychology and Theology, and Journal of Psychology and Christianity. She’s also associate editor of the second edition of the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels.

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