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Joseph of Arimathea : a study in reception history

Author: William John Lyons
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Biblical refigurations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Joseph of Arimathea: A Study in Reception History examines the extensive and convoluted afterlives of a minor biblical character who nevertheless plays a major role in three pivotal scenes in the passion of Jesus Christ as presented by the four canonical Gospels: the request to Pilate for the body, the descent from the cross, and the burial of Jesus' corpse. Characterised in subtly different ways by each Evangelist,  Read more...
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Named Person: Joseph, of Arimathea Saint.; Joseph, of Arimathea Saint; Joseph, of Arimathea Saint; Joseph, of Arimathea Saint.; Joseph, von Arimathäa.; Joseph, von Arimathäa
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William John Lyons
ISBN: 9780199695911 0199695911 9780199695928 019969592X
OCLC Number: 859580313
Description: vi, 193 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The Biblical Joseph --
The Early Joseph --
The Renaissance Joseph --
The Glastonbury Joseph --
The 'Jerusalem' Joseph --
The twentieth-century Joseph --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Biblical refigurations.
Responsibility: William John Lyons.

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Students and scholars of biblical reception history; of new testament studies; of English/British history; of English/British literature  Read more...

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A particularly fine example of biblical reception history. * Marginalia *

 
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