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Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der älteren Kirche ; Beiheft 165.
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Emory University, 2005.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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John 9 as a two-level drama in contemporary scholarship J. Louis Martyn's analysis of John 9 in history and theology in the Fourth Gospel The starting point for history and theology in the Fourth Gospel John 9 as a two-level drama Setting a new course for Johannine studies Martyn's contribution in context Martyn's influence in historical studies Martyn's influence in social oriented studies Martyn's influence in literary critical studies The critique of Martyn's hypothesis Historical critique Hermeneutical critique The critique of the two-level reading strategy as allegory Substance of the critique Deficiencies in the allegory critique Coclusions The two-level reading strategy as figural exegesis Improving the allegory critique Recent scholarship on premodern Christian exegesis : a resource for new categories Figural reading Grammatical reading Reframing the allegory critique Augustine and J. Louis Martyn reading John 9 Augustine's tract. Ev. Jo. 44 in context Augustine's interpretation of John 9 in tract. Ev. Jo. 44 Comparing the reading strategies of Augustine and Martyn Implications and possibilities Four premodern interpretations of John 9 The value of premodern exegetes for New Testament studies John Chrysostom Chrysostom's homilies 56-59 on the Gospel of John in context Chrysostom on the place of John 9 within the Gospel Chrysostom on the internal dynamics of John 9 Chrysostom's theological interpretation of John 9 Cyril of Alexandria Cyril's commentary on the Gospel of John in context Cyril on the place of John 9 within the Gospel Cyril on the internal dynamics of John 9 Cyril's theological interpretation of John 9 Bruno of Segni Bruno's commentary on John in context Bruno on the place of John 9 within the Gospel Bruno on the internal dynamics of John 9 Bruno's theological interpretation of John 9 Thomas Aquinas Aquinas' lectures on John in context : exegesis in the medieval university Aquinas on the place of John 9 within the Gospel Aquinas on the internal dynamics of John 9 Aquinas' theological interpretation of John 9 Conclusions Figural argumentation in John 9 Elaborated chreia and symbolic expression in Greco-Roman literary composition Chreia composition and elaborated argument Greco-Roman symbolic literary composition The figural argument in John 9:1-41 John 9:1-7 John 9:8-12 John 9:13-17 John 9:18-23 John 9:24-34 John 9:35-38 John 9:39-41 Conclusion Narrative rhetoric, theology, and figural reading The narrative and rhetorical dimensions of John 9 The narrative dynamics of John 9 An integration of epideictic and forensic rhetoric The figural dynamic and John's theology The inseparability of form and content in John's theology The figural dynamic and the incarnation Reading John's figural dynamic Conclusion.