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Let the Reader Understand

Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Struthers Malbon

Let the Reader Understand

Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Struthers Malbon

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780567691941
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 19/09/2019
Width: 15.6 cm
Height: 23.4 cm
This book honors the extraordinary contribution of Elizabeth Struthers Malbon to biblical studies. In the opening chapter, Werner Kelber places Malbon's work within the larger context of critical reflection, from antiquity to the modern era, on the role and function of discourse. Kelber locates Malbon's approach squarely within the framework of modernity and concludes that her "supremely creative achievement has been the employment of modern, narrative critical tools with a view toward uncovering the fecundity of the gospel of Mark." Drawing from and conversing with Professor Malbon's extensive publications, each of the five sections engages a theme from her works, focusing particularly on the Gospel of Mark. This tribute includes meaning as narrative, issues in methodology, studies in characterization, narrative readings of specific texts, and aesthetic and political readings. Contributors include: Werner H. Kelber; R. Alan Culpepper; Kelly R. Iverson; Mikeal C. Parsons; David Barr; David J.A. Clines; Robert C. Tannehill; J. Cheryl Exum; Heidi Hornik and Richard Walsh.

Prof Edwin K. Broadhead (Berea College, USA)

Edwin K. Broadhead is Professor of General Studies at Berea College, USA.

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