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Binding the strong man : a political reading of Mark's story of Jesus

Author: Ched Myers
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first commentary on the Gospel of Mark to systematically apply a multidisciplinary approach, called 'socio-literary method.' Myers integrates literary criticism, socio-historical exegesis, and political hermeneutics in his investigation of Mark--the oldest story of Jesus--as 'manifesto of radical discipleship'." --
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Critique, interprétation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Myers, Ched.
Binding the strong man.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©1988
(OCoLC)609260015
Named Person: Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ched Myers
ISBN: 0883446219 9780883446218 0883446200 9780883446201 9781570757976 1570757976
OCLC Number: 18748086
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxiii, 500 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part one. Text and context. A reading site and strategy for Mark --
The socio-historical site of Mark's story of Jesus --
Part two. Reading the first half of Mark. An introduction to Mark's literary style and strategy: the "first" prologue and call to discipleship (Mk 1:1-20) --
The first direct action campaign: Jesus' assault on the Jewish social order in Capernaum (Mk 1:21-3:35) --
"Listen!" The first sermon on revolutionary patience (Mk 4:1-36) --
Jesus' construction of a new social order, I: the miracle cycle (Mk 4:36-8:9) --
The execution of John and the "First" epilogue (Mk 6:1-32; 7:1-23; 8:10-21) --
Part three. Reading the second half of Mark. Midpoint of the story: the "second" prologue and call to discipleship (Mk 8:22-9:30) --
Jesus' construction of a new social order, II: the teaching cycle (Mk 9:30-10:52) --
The second direct action campaign: Jesus' showdown with the powers in Jerusalem (Mk 11:1-13:3) --
The second sermon on revolutionary patience (Mk 13:4-37) --
Jesus' arrest and trial by the powers (Mk 14:1-15:20) --
The execution of Jesus and the "second" epilogue (Mk 15:21-16:8) --
Part four. Mark and radical discipleship. Summary: the ideology and social strategy of Mark's community --
Afterword: on continuing the narrative of Biblical radicalism --
Appendix: bringing the Gosple down to earth: a review of recent socio-political readings of the Jesus story.
Responsibility: Ched Myers.

Abstract:

"This is the first commentary on the Gospel of Mark to systematically apply a multidisciplinary approach, called 'socio-literary method.' Myers integrates literary criticism, socio-historical exegesis, and political hermeneutics in his investigation of Mark--the oldest story of Jesus--as 'manifesto of radical discipleship'." --

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