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Power of Disorder (Electronic book text)
Power of Disorder (Electronic book text): Nicole Wilkinson Duran
Power of Disorder (Electronic book text): Nicole Wilkinson Duran

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Nicole Wilkinson Duran

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Mark's Gospel has been seen as history, or as literature. The tensions between these two approaches point to what neither approach can articulate: the rich and ambiguous connections and disjuncture's between human experience itself and human retelling, remembering, and reliving of that experience. This energetic pulling and resistance between our ordered categories and the chaos of existence fuels Mark's gospel and arguably Christianity itself.

With the aid of ritual theory this book seeks to explore that energy in Mark's passion narrative. In particular, Duran uses Catherine Bell's concept of 'ritualization', the process of ordinary actions taking on ritual meaning and form, to examine the ways in which the gospel draws from the chaos of Jesus' death and the wrong, upside-down order it signifies, a frightening kind of meaning and hope. Mark sets out to understand his world through the story he tells, to stake out some area of sense amid what he views as a chaotic universe. His effort to find or produce sense pushes against the very medium of language, going as far as language can into the boundary lands of ritual performance. In his effort to see and to present the apparently senseless movement of this crisis as meaningful, Mark is drawn into ritual, where unexplained and inexplicable actions do have meaning. Defining ritual as an effort to make order of experience without losing the turbulent truth of experience itself, Duran points out ways in which Mark's story engages in such an effort of ritualization.

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Imprint: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 2008
Authors: Nicole Wilkinson Duran
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 144
ISBN-13: 978-6612868450
Barcode: 9786612868450
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Christianity > The Bible > Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > The Bible > Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis
Books > Christianity > The Bible > Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis
LSN: 6612868457

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