The symbolic narratives of the fourth Gospel : the interplay of form and meaning (eBook, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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The symbolic narratives of the fourth Gospel : the interplay of form and meaning

Author: Dorothy A Lee
Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, ©1994.
Series: Journal for the study of the New Testament., Supplement series ;, 95.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book examines six long narratives of the Fourth Gospel, arguing that they are best understood as 'symbolic narrative'. They display a unique cohesion of symbol and narrative: the narrative unfolds the symbol and the symbol draws out the narrative. This process occurs as the character struggles to understand the symbolic meaning. The structure develops in five Stages: the establishing of a 'sign', image or feast  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lee, Dorothy A.
Symbolic narratives of the fourth Gospel.
Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, ©1994
(DLC) 94212028
(OCoLC)30367612
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy A Lee
ISBN: 9780567478788 0567478785 1283199971 9781283199971 9786613199973 6613199974
OCLC Number: 741690053
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (263 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction ; Chapter 1 FORM AND MEANING: METHODOLOGICAL PRESUPPOSITIONS; Chapter 2 JOHN 3.1-36 (2.23-3.36): THE STORY OF NICODEMUS; Chapter 3 JOHN 4.1 -42: THE STORY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN; Chapter 4 JOHN 5.1-47: THE HEALING AT THE POOL; Chapter 5 JOHN 6.1-71: THE FEEDING OF THE FIVE THOUSAND; Chapter 6 JOHN 9.1-41: THE HEALING OF THE MAN BORN BLIND; Chapter 7 JOHN 11.1-12.11: THE RAISING OF LAZARUS; Chapter 8 REVIEW AND THEOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Series Title: Journal for the study of the New Testament., Supplement series ;, 95.
Responsibility: Dorothy A. Lee.

Abstract:

The book examines six long narratives of the Fourth Gospel, arguing that they are best understood as 'symbolic narrative'. They display a unique cohesion of symbol and narrative: the narrative unfolds the symbol and the symbol draws out the narrative. This process occurs as the character struggles to understand the symbolic meaning. The structure develops in five Stages: the establishing of a 'sign', image or feast (Stage 1); misunderstood in materialistic terms (Stage 2); the struggle to understand the symbolic meaning (Stage 3); the acceptance or rejection of that meaning (Stage 4); a confes.

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