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Biblical interpretation series ; v. 88.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -212) and index.
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Introduction Wealth and possessions in the Gospel of Luke : a history of interpretation Salvation without renunciation Be generous! Reconsidering Luke's discourse on wealth and possessions The nature of parabolic discourse in Luke Jesus' announcement in Nazareth as programmatic for reading the parables Delineating the methodological approach : reader-response criticism, narrative criticism/narratology, and intertextuality Delineating the reader-position Procedure Challenging overconsumption The parable of the wealthy landowner (12:16-21) Exploring the pre-text : impressions of Jesus' teaching on wealth and possessions in 9:51-12:12 Reading the parable : 12:16-21 Summary The parable of the father and his two sons (15:11-32) Impressions of Jesus' teaching on wealth and possessions in 12:22-15:10 Reading the parable : 15:11-32 Summary Criticizing wealth The parable of the unjust steward (Luke 16:1-13) Reading the parable : 16:1-13 Summary The parable of the rich man and Lazarus (16:19-31) Exploring the pre-text : 16:14-18 Reading the parable : 16:19-31 Summary Eliminating wealth Jesus' encounter with the rich ruler Exploring the pre-text : 17:1-18:17 Reading Jesus' encounter with the ruler : 18:18-23 Exploring the post-text : 18:24-30 Summary Jesus' encounter with Zacchaeus Exploring the pre-text : 18:31-43 Reading Jesus' encounter with Zacchaeus : 19:1-10 Summary Conclusion Retracing our steps : a brief synopsis of the journey Implications A rejoinder.