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Discourses of empire : the gospel of Mark from a postcolonial perspective /
Hans Leander.
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Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, 2013.
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xv, 388 pages ; 23 cm.
ISBN
9781589838895 (paper binding : alk. paper), 9781589838918 (hardcover binding : alk. paper)
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imprint
Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, 2013.
isbn
9781589838895 (paper binding : alk. paper)
9781589838918 (hardcover binding : alk. paper)
contents note
Part 1, Postcolonial theory and the Bible: Postcolonial theory -- Postcolonial criticism in biblical studies -- Part 2, Mark in European colonialism: Modern biblical studies and empire -- The Semitic and the Greek (1:1) -- Between man and brute (5:1-20) -- Submissive heathen and superior Greek (7:24-30) -- The embarrassing Parousia (8:31-9:1) -- "Only absolutely spiritual" (11:1-11) -- An Irish cat among the pigeons (12:13-17) -- The centurion between East and West (15:39) -- Conclusion: Mark and European colonialism -- Part 3, Mark in the Roman Empire: Mark begins to circulate -- An oppositional beginning (1:1) -- Imperial satire (5:1-20) -- Entering a narrative crisis (7:24-30) -- The Parousia as pharmakon (8:31-9:1) -- With Bhabha at the Jerusalem city gates (11:1-22) -- The emperor breaks the surface (12:13-17) -- The secrecy complex as a third space (15:39) -- How Mark destabilizes empire -- Part 4, Uninheriting a colonial heritage: Different Marks in different empires.
catalogue key
9152438
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-370) and indexes.

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