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Metaphor, history and reality in the New Testament

dc.contributor.authorDormeyer, D.en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2021-06-04T11:39:36Z
dc.date.available2021-06-04T11:39:36Z
dc.date.issued1992
dc.identifier.citationDormeyer, D. 1992. Metaphor, history and reality in the New Testament. Scriptura, 40:18-29, doi:10.7833/40-0-1682
dc.identifier.issn2305-445X (online)
dc.identifier.issn0254-1807 (print)
dc.identifier.otherdoi:10.7833/40-0-1682
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/110539
dc.descriptionCITATION: Dormeyer, D. 1992. Metaphor, history and reality in the New Testament. Scriptura, 40:18-29, doi:10.7833/40-0-1682.
dc.descriptionThe original publication is available at http://scriptura.journals.ac.za
dc.description.abstractThis article deals with the crisis of tradition. The question is whether the concept ‘Gospel’ plays the same role in our time as in our time as in the past, and also whether it means the same thing in Paul as in the narrative books. Mark has a paradoxical conception of ‘Gospel’. Central terms and myth are also related to each other by religious metaphor. The term Christ of God is to be taken as metaphor. The Gospel of God is a weak /distant metaphor. Christians must form new metaphors in order to signify the changing of all values caused by Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. The relation between metaphor and reality is discussed, and applied to narratives. The biographical dimension of special metaphors with proper names and of historical narratives makes it possible to bring history, historical narrative and fictional narrative into a circle, which can be traced in both directions. It is our pragmatic. Rhetorical situation which determines whether the composed metaphor is to be comprehended as a distant metaphor or as a concept.en_ZA
dc.description.urihttps://scriptura.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/1682
dc.format.extent12 pages
dc.language.isoen_ZAen_ZA
dc.publisherStellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology
dc.subjectGospelen_ZA
dc.titleMetaphor, history and reality in the New Testamenten_ZA
dc.typeArticleen_ZA
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