By James A Metzger
It is strongly recommended that simply because individuals with entry to a wide surplus too frequently choose to spend extravagantly on their lonesome wishes and present technique of redistribution resembling almsgiving and beneficence have been failing to supply any lasting adjustments that will actually be acquired as "good information" through the bad, Jesus advocates doing away with own wealth.
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186 See 4–6. Because Roemer will “place much more emphasis on representations of actual historical and modern readers” than did American reader-response critics of the late 1970s and early 1980s, he draws upon “relatively large samples of living readers who come from different backgrounds—different enough to reflect some of the cultural, historical, and personal variables that constrain, guide, and encourage readers to accept, reject, ignore, or transform textual invitations” (6). 187 (New York: Routledge, 1999).
Flynn; New York: MLA, 2004), 17. 93 Ibid. 94 Michel de Certeau, “Reading as Poaching,” in Readers and Reading, 159. 95 Stephen Moore, Literary Criticism and the Gospels: The Theoretical Challenge (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989), 136. 96 The Oral and Written Gospel: The Hermeneutics of Speaking and Writing in the Synoptic Tradition, Mark, Paul, and Q (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1983), 109, 112. 24 chapter one some of the parables’ dialogicity. ”97 If this is indeed so, then it is no wonder that readers today find so many ellipses, vacancies, and fissures in his parables and are almost overwhelmed at times by indeterminacy and interpretive possibility.
Cf. Craig Blomberg’s similar emphasis upon the importance of the evangelists’ nimshalim in guiding readers into an appropriate interpretation (“The Parables of Jesus: Current Trends and Needs in Research,” in Studying the Historical Jesus: Evaluation of the State of Current Research [ed. Bruce Chilton and Craig A. Evans; New York: E. J. Brill, 1994], 235). 103 See Jeffery Staley, “‘With the Power of the Spirit’: Plotting the Program and Parallels of Luke 4:14–37,” SBL 1993 Seminar Papers, 291. 104 See Ringe, Luke, 71.
Consumption and Wealth in Luke's Travel Narrative by James A Metzger