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Author Wilson, Andrew P.

Title Transfigured : a Derridean rereading of the Markan transfiguration / Andrew P. Wilson
Published New York : T & T Clark, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 185 pages)
Series Playing the texts ; 13
T & T Clark library of biblical studies
The library of New Testament studies ; 319
Library of New Testament studies ; 319
Playing the texts ; 13
T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Contents Introducing Derrida and deconstruction -- The critical "other" : Derridean theory within biblical studies -- The Markan transfiguration in biblical studies -- Rereading the Markan transfiguration -- New figurations : implications and future directions
Summary At first glance the Markan transfiguration scene (Mk. 9:2-8) is all about light, sound and spectacle. Commentators see revealed in this scene a sparkling vision of God's gloryGÇöthe light that banishes the shadow of incomprehension and by which the hidden truth of the Gospel finally becomes clear. But have commentators been blinded by their dazzling evaluations of Mark's theology? For, despite all the splendor and sparkle, the Markan transfiguration remains a difficult scene to interpret. Transfigured asks what would be seen if one were to squint past the sun-like glory that dominates this vis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-177) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Jesus Christ -- Transfiguration.
Derrida, Jacques.
Bible. Mark, IX, 2-8 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Form Electronic book
ISBN 056717882X (electronic bk.)
1283193892
9780567178824 (electronic bk.)
9781283193894