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Author Maccini, Robert Gordon

Title Her testimony is true : women as witnesses according to John / Robert Gordon Maccini
Published Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1996


Description 1 online resource (278 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 125
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 125.
Contents Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 THE GOSPEL OF JOHN AS TRIAL; Chapter 3 WOMEN AS WITNESSES IN BIBLICAL CULTURE; Chapter 4 THE MOTHER OF JESUS WAS THERE; Chapter 5 A SAMARITAN WOMAN CAME TO DRAW WATER; Chapter 6 THE SISTERS SENT WORD TO JESUS; Chapter 7 MARTHA SERVED ... MARY POURED; Chapter 8 STANDING NEAR THE CROSS; Chapter 9 MARY MAGDALENE WENT TO THE TOMB; Chapter 10 EXCURSUS; Chapter 11 HER TESTIMONY IS TRUE; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors
Summary In Her Testimony is True, the Gospel of John is analysed as a rhetorical work that uses the metaphor of a trial in order to persuade readers that the Messiah is Jesus. John's presentation of women as witnesses in that trial is examined within the framework of Jewish law and custom regarding women as witnesses. Maccini concludes that the role of the women as witnesses follows no stereotypical pattern; that the women as witnesses, like the men, are treated as individuals, not as a class; and that in no case do any of the women bear witness in a way that breaches Jewish law and the custom of the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-263) and indexes
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SUBJECT Bible. John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. John fast
Bibel Johannesevangelium gnd
Bible. New Testament. Évangiles Jean -- Critique, interprétation, etc. ram
Subject Witness bearing (Christianity)
Women in the Bible.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts.
Witness bearing (Christianity)
Women in the Bible
Johannes (bijbelboek)
Femmes dans la Bible.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 96179214
ISBN 9780567614568