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Gist Memory

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Memory, Gist and Verbatim Gist memory and verbatim memory are two aspects of the human cognitive/personal memory system that captures recollections of meaningful words, whether they be heard or read. Verbatim memory refers to recollections...

How and in What Ways Does John’s Rhetoric Reflect Jesus’ Rhetoric?

Jesus Research : The Gospel of John in Historical Inquiry

T&T Clark, 2019

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...The title I have been given for this chapter is an eminently well-crafted and straightforward question, and it provides an admirably clear point of entry to the concerns of our gathering. The question is, “How and in What Ways Does John...

Charlesworth and Parsenios: Discussion of Papers II

Jesus Research : The Gospel of John in Historical Inquiry

T&T Clark, 2019

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...The second discussion session of the Symposium occurred on the afternoon of Thursday, March 17, 2016, following papers from James H. Charlesworth and George L. Parsenios. Dr. Charlesworth spoke on the question “Can Archaeology Help Us See...

The Parables of Jesus

Henry Wansbrough

Henry Wansbrough OSB is a Benedictine Monk of Ampleforth, former Chairman of the Oxford University Theology Faculty and former Master of St Benet’s Hall. He is a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission and Executive Secretary of ICPEL (The International Commission for Producing an English-language Lectionary). He lectures frequently across the globe including being Guest Lecturer in Scripture at Harare University, Zimbabwe. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introducing the New Testament

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015

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...To begin with, it is important to clear away two confusions:A parable is not necessarily a story. The Hebrew term mashal (plural meshalim) denotes, more widely, any imaged saying, usually slightly riddling, demanding reflection to disclose...

Jesus, Parables of

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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...Our earliest witness to Jesus’ teaching could not be more explicit: “With many such parables, he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear it; he did not speak to them without a parable, but privately to his own disciples he...

Parables (of Jesus)

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term parable is a transliteration of the Greek word parabolē, a word found in the NT throughout the Synoptic Gospels (17 times in Matthew, 13 times in Mark, and 18 times in Luke) and twice in the Book of Hebrews. The term is also found...

Mark's Use of Q: The Beelzebul Controversy and the Cross Saying

Jesus, Mark and Q : The Teaching of Jesus and its Earliest Records

T&T Clark, 2001

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...Ever since the pioneering work of Weisse the doublets, repetitions of the same material in one Gospel, have furnished one of the classic arguments for the existence of Q, for they indicate that Matthew and Luke were working with two main...

The Kingdom of Christ

Karl Rahner

Karl Rahner (1904–1984) was on of the most important and influential Roman Catholic thinkers of the twentieth century. A major influence and the Second Vatican Council his extensive writings have inspired generations of modern students. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spiritual Exercises

1966

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...Note The meditation on the Kingdom of Christ is the fundamental meditation of the “second week” of the Exercises. It clearly shows that the Ignatian retreat is supposed to be orientated toward a decision. In the “first week...

Matthew, Gospel of

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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...The Gospel of Matthew is, in strict literary terms, a revision of Mark. That is, Matthew used Mark as his basis, altered the earlier work, sometimes subtly, sometimes drastically, while maintaining Mark's basic structure, and added...

Geography, Climate, Agriculture, Urbanization

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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...The Mediterranean Sea runs some 3,730 kilometers from the Straits of Gibraltar to Lebanon and is enclosed by three continents to the north, east, and south: Europe, Asia, and Africa. Throughout the region there occur narrow coastal plains...