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Have mercy on me [electronic resource] : the story of the Canaanite woman in Matthew 15.21-28 / Glenna S. Jackson.

By: Jackson, Glenna S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 228.; Copenhagen international seminar: 10.Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 197 p.).ISBN: 9780567117700 (electronic bk.); 0567117707 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. N.T. Matthew XV, 21-28 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. N.T. Matthew XV, 21-28 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Religion | Bible. N.T. Matthieu. XV, 21-28 -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Matthe�us (bijbelboek) | Kana�anieten | Joden | HeidenenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Have mercy on me.DDC classification: 226.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Matthew's gospel begins and ends with the Jewish-Gentile debate, and at the heart of both the issue and the gospel is the story of the Canaanite woman. It is a story that reveals tension between Jews and proselytes in Matthew's community and responds to the question, 'What must one do to be a member of the community'? This study focuses on the stereotype of the woman as a Canaanite as well as Matthew's sources and the form of the story. The conclusion is that the story reflects a reinforcement of Jewish law that allows gentiles to attain membership in the Matthean community, thus continuing th.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [160]-182) and indexes.

Matthew's gospel begins and ends with the Jewish-Gentile debate, and at the heart of both the issue and the gospel is the story of the Canaanite woman. It is a story that reveals tension between Jews and proselytes in Matthew's community and responds to the question, 'What must one do to be a member of the community'? This study focuses on the stereotype of the woman as a Canaanite as well as Matthew's sources and the form of the story. The conclusion is that the story reflects a reinforcement of Jewish law that allows gentiles to attain membership in the Matthean community, thus continuing th.

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