The Literary Construction of the Other in the Acts of the Apostles: Charismatics, the Jews, and Women

The Literary Construction of the Other in the Acts of the Apostles Charismatics the Jews and Women Too often the negative characterization of others in the biblical text is applied to groups and persons beyond the text whom we wish to define as the Other Otherness is a synthetic and political socia

  • Title: The Literary Construction of the Other in the Acts of the Apostles: Charismatics, the Jews, and Women
  • Author: Mitzi J. Smith
  • ISBN: 9781608993840
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Paperback
  • Too often the negative characterization of others in the biblical text is applied to groups and persons beyond the text whom we wish to define as the Other Otherness is a synthetic and political social construct that allows us to create and maintain boundaries between them and us The other that is too similar to us is most problematic This book demonstrates how prToo often the negative characterization of others in the biblical text is applied to groups and persons beyond the text whom we wish to define as the Other Otherness is a synthetic and political social construct that allows us to create and maintain boundaries between them and us The other that is too similar to us is most problematic This book demonstrates how proximate characters are constructed as the Other in the Acts of the Apostles Charismatics, Jews, and women are proximate others who are constructed as the external and internal Other.

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