Exploring Johannine ethics : a rhetorical approach to moral efficacy in the Fourth Gospel narrative / 449

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Author / Creator:Trozzo, Lindsey M., 1963-, author.
Imprint:Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, [2017].
©2017
Description:xiv, 234 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe ; 449
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe ; 449.
Subject:Bible. -- John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. -- John.
Ethics in the Bible.
Ethics in the Bible.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Dissertations Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11393932
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ISBN:9783161557415
3161557417
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-216) and indexes.
Summary:"Exploring the ways of thinking and living that the narrative in the Gospel of John would likely have engendered Lindsey M. Trozzo utilizes rhetorical analysis to facilitate a fresh approach to the long-standing "problem" of Johannine ethics. She considers four rhetorical features: participation in genre, incorporation of encomiastic topics, metaleptic extension of those topics, and appropriation of structural devices as guides for interpreting the story's narrative and rhetorical trajectory. Each rhetorical feature is defined and situated in its ancient literary context to provide a theoretical framework for discussion. From there, the author explores the presence of the rhetorical feature in the Fourth Gospel. She finds that Johannine ethics engages the audience in moral deliberation rather than delivering explicit ethical propositions. Despite the lack of explicit ethical material in the Fourth Gospel, Exploring Johannine Ethics demonstrates that there is much we can say about John's elusive ethics." -- ‡c From publisher's description.
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