Chasing the Eastern Star Paperback

Adventures in Biblical Reader-response Criticism

by Mark Allan Powell;

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Chasing the Eastern Star

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In this work, the author argues for a reworking of biblical interpretation that allows for a number of legitimate readings of any given passage. With examples from popular literature and the movies, as well as other accounts, the book helps readers to engage with issues of interpretative theory. Next, the author considers different readings of the Gospel of Matthew, showing how reader-response theory works out in practice, and concluding with an extended study of one passage from Matthew's Gospel - the story of the Magi.

Chasing the Eastern Star by Mark Allan Powell was published by Westminster John Knox in March 2001 and is our 48827th best seller. The ISBN for Chasing the Eastern Star is 9780664222789.

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Details for Chasing the Eastern Star

Page last updated 17th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherWestminster John Knox (March 2001)
Number of Pages285
Thickness13 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1153244
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