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Author Hazard, MArk

Title The Literal Sense and the Gospel of John in Late Medieval Commentary and Literature
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (228 pages)
Series Studies in Medieval History and Culture
Studies in medieval history and culture.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Original Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Note on Abbreviations; Chapter One: Introduction; Chapter Two: Nicholas of Lyra and the Narrative of John's Gospel; The Gospel's Visionary Basis; The Narrative Quality of the Gospels; John's Visionary Authority; Methods; Gospel Structure and Literal Meaning; Circumstances: the Wedding at Cana; Psychology and the Literal: the Samaritan Woman; Narrative Control and History; The Logic of Narrative Incident: the Woman Taken in Adultery; Miracles and Divine Rhetoric: Lazarus
Judas and the Prophesying ChickenChapter Four: The Four Daughters of God, the Last Judgment, and the Scope of the Real; The Last Judgment and Literalism; The Four Daughters of God and Wisdom Literature; The 'Meditationes vitae Christi' and Apocrypha; The English Mystery Cycles and the Gospel of John; The Towneley Last Judgment; The Mixed Mode of 'Piers Plowman'; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Structure, History, and the Teaching Purpose of Christ: the Pool at BethesdaIncarnate Meaning and the Legend of the Cross; The Meaning of Christ's Weakness; Chapter Three: The Cursor Mundi, Narrative, and Sacred History; Religious Purpose and Esthetic Pleasure; Narrative and the History of the Universe; Peter Comestor, Eden, and the Tree of Life; The Vision of the Wands; Allegories; The Legend of the Cross; The Infancy Miracles and the Harshness of the Visible Presence; The Ministry of Christ, the Gospel of John, and Herman of Valenciennes; The Passion and Self-Revelation
Summary First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
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Subject Nicholas, of Lyra, approximately 1270-1349. Postillae perpetuae.
Bible -- Paraphrases, English (Middle English) -- History and criticism
Bible. John -- Commentaries -- History and criticism
Cursor mundi.
Bible. John.
Cursor mundi.
Postillae perpetuae (Nicholas, of Lyra)
Christian poetry, English (Middle) -- History and criticism.
Christian poetry, English (Middle)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136719458