A Myth Of Innocence

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $9.92
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 64%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (13) from $9.92   
  • New (6) from $17.73   
  • Used (7) from $9.92   

More About This Textbook

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800625498
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Series: Foundations and Facets Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 822,811
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Christian Origins and the Imagination 1
Pt. I Christian Beginnings 25
1 The Temple and the Land of Palestine 27
2 Jesus in Galilee 53
3 The Followers of Jesus 78
4 The Congregations of the Christ 98
5 The Patterns of Social Conflict 124
Pt. II Stories in the Gospel Tradition 133
6 The Parables of Jesus 135
7 The Pronouncement Stories 172
8 The Miracle Stories 208
Pt. III Narratives of the Passion 247
9 The Entanglements of History and Myth 249
10 The Narrative Designs 269
11 The Compositional Process 288
Pt. IV The Gospel According to Mark 313
12 The Gospel as Myth 315
13 The Gospel as Apocalypse 325
14 The Gospel as Parable 332
15 The Gospel as Paradigm 340
Conclusion: Imagination and the Myth of Innocence 351
I. The Pronouncement Stories in Mark 379
II. Linnemann: The Traditions of the Passion 385
III. Dormeyer: The Acts of the Martyr 389
IV. The Gospel of Mark: An Overview 390
Indices 415
I. Subjects 417
II. Ancient Authors and Writings 422
III. Modern Authors 429
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)