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Performing the Gospel : orality, memory, and…

Performing the Gospel : orality, memory, and Mark (edition 2006)

by Richard A. Horsley

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Previous thinking regarding "oral tradition" imagined a one-way process of transmission, handing down the fairly intact textual chunks that would constitute what we know as the end result, the written Gospels. That picture-and the implicit understanding of the Gospel writers as "editors"-has changed. The ground-breaking essays gathered in this volume present new insights into the fluidity of story in a cultural context of oral performance; into the power of cultural memory to transmit and shape community; and into the dramatically new picture of Mark's Gospel that emerges from the results. Book jacket.… (more)
Title:Performing the Gospel : orality, memory, and Mark
Authors:Richard A. Horsley
Info:Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, c2006. xvi, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Collections:Your library, Hard copy
Tags:Bible.NT.Gospels, Bible.NT.Mark

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Performing the Gospel: Orality, Memory, and Mark by Richard A. Horsley



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