New Testament Miracle Stories and Their Concepts of Reality
|Series title:||Studies of the Bible and Its Reception (SBR) Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Walter de Gruyter GmbH|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $168.00|
| Book Description: |
The book revisits New Testament and other miracle stories with regard to three dimensions: 1. It proposes to connect the interpretation of miracle stories to concepts of reality. 2. It emphasizes the political implications of miracle stories and their interpretations. 3. It demands to read miracle stories within its contexts. The book addresses how ancient concepts of reality, always complex, come to expression in stories of miraculous healings and their reception in medicine,...