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More Than A Passover: Inculturation in the Supper Narratives of the New Testament
     

More Than A Passover: Inculturation in the Supper Narratives of the New Testament

by Fergus J. King, Thomas Schmeller (Editor), Werner Kahl (Editor)
 
This work examines whether the theological method currently known as inculturation is found in the Supper Narratives of the New Testament. A methodology is set up in which texts are examined against the backdrop of Graeco-Roman, Judaic and early Christian cultures. This leads to the conclusion that the New Testament writers used a methodology which can be identified

Overview

This work examines whether the theological method currently known as inculturation is found in the Supper Narratives of the New Testament. A methodology is set up in which texts are examined against the backdrop of Graeco-Roman, Judaic and early Christian cultures. This leads to the conclusion that the New Testament writers used a methodology which can be identified as inculturation including, e.g., Judaic practice as a corrective to Graeco-Roman sacramental custom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783631565759
Publisher:
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date:
07/20/2007
Series:
New Testament Studies in Contextual Exegesis. Neutestamentarische Studien zur kontextuellen Exegese Series , #3
Pages:
395
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

The Author: Fergus J. King studied Classics at the University of St Andrews, and Theology at the University of Edinburgh. He completed his doctorate at the University of South Africa, Pretoria. He is currently Rector of the Parish of the Good Shepherd in the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, New South Wales (Australia), and teaches Biblical Studies part-time at the University of Newcastle.

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