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Consumption and wealth in Luke's travel narrative

Author: James A Metzger
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
Series: Biblical interpretation series, v. 88.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Several recent studies have suggested that the Gospel of Luke recommends generous almsgiving or a relatively benign sharing ethic that mimics existing redistributive measures in early Roman Palestine. Employing a real, situated, committed reader and drawing upon reader-response criticism, narratology, and intertextuality, this study argues that a much more subversive reading of the Gospel's wealth and possessions
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Metzger, James A.
Consumption and wealth in Luke's travel narrative.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
(DLC) 2007030352
(OCoLC)162145862
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Metzger
ISBN: 9789047421740 9047421744
OCLC Number: 592756283
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 216 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Wealth and possessions in the Gospel of Luke : a history of interpretation --
Salvation without renunciation --
Be generous! --
Reconsidering Luke's discourse on wealth and possessions --
The nature of parabolic discourse in Luke --
Jesus' announcement in Nazareth as programmatic for reading the parables --
Delineating the methodological approach : reader-response criticism, narrative criticism/narratology, and intertextuality --
Delineating the reader-position --
Procedure --
Challenging overconsumption --
The parable of the wealthy landowner (12:16-21) --
Exploring the pre-text : impressions of Jesus' teaching on wealth and possessions in 9:51-12:12 --
Reading the parable : 12:16-21 --
Summary --
The parable of the father and his two sons (15:11-32) --
Impressions of Jesus' teaching on wealth and possessions in 12:22-15:10 --
Reading the parable : 15:11-32 --
Summary --
Criticizing wealth --
The parable of the unjust steward (Luke 16:1-13) --
Reading the parable : 16:1-13 --
Summary --
The parable of the rich man and Lazarus (16:19-31) --
Exploring the pre-text : 16:14-18 --
Reading the parable : 16:19-31 --
Summary --
Eliminating wealth --
Jesus' encounter with the rich ruler --
Exploring the pre-text : 17:1-18:17 --
Reading Jesus' encounter with the ruler : 18:18-23 --
Exploring the post-text : 18:24-30 --
Summary --
Jesus' encounter with Zacchaeus --
Exploring the pre-text : 18:31-43 --
Reading Jesus' encounter with Zacchaeus : 19:1-10 --
Summary --
Conclusion --
Retracing our steps : a brief synopsis of the journey --
Implications --
A rejoinder.
Series Title: Biblical interpretation series, v. 88.
Responsibility: by James A. Metzger.
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