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Author Jackson, Glenna S.

Title Have mercy on me [electronic resource] : the story of the Canaanite woman in Matthew 15.21-28 / Glenna S. Jackson.

Imprint London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2002.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 197 pages).
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 228
Copenhagen international seminar ; 10
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 228.
Copenhagen international seminar ; 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 160-182) and indexes.
Summary Matthew's gospel begins and ends with the Jewish-Gentile debate, and at the heart of both the issue and the gospel is the story of the Canaanite woman. It is a story that reveals tension between Jews and proselytes in Matthew's community and responds to the question, 'What must one do to be a member of the community'? This study focuses on the stereotype of the woman as a Canaanite as well as Matthew's sources and the form of the story. The conclusion is that the story reflects a reinforcement of Jewish law that allows gentiles to attain membership in the Matthean community, thus continuing th.
Contents Abbreviations; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Project; 2. The History of Research; 3. The Syrophoenician Woman and the Canaanite Woman; 4. Proselytism; 5. Matthew''s Community; 6. Method; Chapter 1 TYRE AND SIDON: A PARADIGMATIC SETTING; 1. Introduction; 2. Matthew''s Development of the Gentile Debate; 3. Tyre and Sidon in the Old Testament; 4. Tyre and Sidon in Matthew; 5. The Gentile Debate in the Story of the Canaanite Woman; 6. Summary; Chapter 2 THE CANAANITES IN MATTHEW''S GOSPEL; 1. Introduction; 2. Matthew''s Designated Outsiders; 3. Canaanites in the Old Testament
4. Canaanites in Matthew5. Matthew''s Genealogy; 6. Summary; Chapter 3 IN SEARCH OF A NEW PARADIGM; 1. Introduction; 2. The Gospel of Mark; 3. The Psalms and Other Texts; 4. The Book of Ruth; 5. The Matthean Evangelist; 6. Summary; CONCLUSION: The Healing: A Paradigm for Proselytism; Appendices; Appendix 1: Geographical Settings in the Gospel of Matthew; Appendix 2: Gentiles in the Gospel of Matthew; Appendix 3: Women with Direct Speech in the Gospels and Acts; Appendix 4: The Geographical Settings of the Mark//Matthew Miracle Stories; Appendix 5: Place-Names in the Gospels
Appendix 6: ''Canaan'' and its Derivatives (LXX)Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
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Subject Bible. Matthew, XV, 21-28 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. New Testament. Matthieu. XV, 21-28 -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Jackson, Glenna S. Have mercy on me. London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2002 0826461484 (DLC) 2002491750 (OCoLC)51195465
ISBN 9780567117700 (electronic bk.)
0567117707 (electronic bk.)