Honor Among Christians Paperback
The Cultural Key to the Messianic Secret
by David F. Watson;
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Honor Among Christians
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David F. Watson brings a new perspective to the "messianic secret," relying not on the Christological concerns of 19th- and 20th-century theologians, but on recent insights into the role of honor and shame in ancient Mediterranean culture on the part of social scientists. Mark's portrayal of Jesus simultaneously shows his ability to provide favors and benefits to others and his refusal to put himself forward or draw attention to himself as a benefactor, thereby teaching that in God's kingdom it is not the great and powerful who are most highly regarded, but the humble. Mark's depiction of Jesus is part of a larger effort to promote a radically different understanding of honor within the family of faith.
Honor Among Christians by David F. Watson was published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers in October 2010 and is our 57699th best seller. The ISBN for Honor Among Christians is 9780800697099.
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|Page last updated||5th September 2016|
|Author / Artist||David F. Watson|
|Publisher||Augsburg Fortress Publishers (October 2010)|
|Number of Pages||256|