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While the bridegroom is with them [electronic resource] : marriage, family, and violence in the Gospel of Matthew / Marianne Blickenstaff.

By: Blickenstaff, Marianne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 292.Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark International, c2005Description: 1 online resource (vi, 244 p.).ISBN: 9780567307170 (electronic bk.); 0567307174 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Matthew -- Feminist criticism | Bible. Matthew -- Socio-rhetorical criticism | Marriage -- Biblical teaching | Families -- Biblical teaching | Violence -- Biblical teaching | Bible. N.T. Matthew -- Feminist criticism | Bible. N.T. Matthew -- Socio-rhetorical criticism | Religion | Bible. N.T. Matthieu -- Critique f�eministe | Bible. N.T. Matthieu -- Critique sociorh�etorique | Mariage -- Enseignement biblique | Famille -- Enseignement biblique | Violence -- Enseignement biblique | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Sociale verhoudingen | Matthe�us (bijbelboek)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: While the bridegroom is with them.DDC classification: 226.2/06 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Interpreters of Matthew's Parable of the Wedding Feast (22.1-14) typically associate the 'king' with God and then justify his violent attacks against city and guests; interpreters of the Parable of the Ten Virgins (25.1-13) typically associate the 'bridegroom' with Jesus and then justify his extreme rejection of the 'foolish virgins.' Questioning such allegorical interpretations, this study first details how Hebrew, Greek, and Roman texts depict - without requiring allegorical understandings - numerous bridegrooms associated not only with joy but also with violence and death. Second, this proj.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-213) and index.

Interpreters of Matthew's Parable of the Wedding Feast (22.1-14) typically associate the 'king' with God and then justify his violent attacks against city and guests; interpreters of the Parable of the Ten Virgins (25.1-13) typically associate the 'bridegroom' with Jesus and then justify his extreme rejection of the 'foolish virgins.' Questioning such allegorical interpretations, this study first details how Hebrew, Greek, and Roman texts depict - without requiring allegorical understandings - numerous bridegrooms associated not only with joy but also with violence and death. Second, this proj.

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