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Le parabole di Gesù sulla saggezza. Ricerca di una cristologia sapienziale implicita nei vangeli sinottici

Nguyen, Dinh Anh Nhue (2011) Le parabole di Gesù sulla saggezza. Ricerca di una cristologia sapienziale implicita nei vangeli sinottici. Miscellanea Francescana, 111 (1/2). pp. 208-235. ISSN 0026-587X

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Abstract

After classifying the synoptic corpus of parables from the perspective of wisdom literature and offering some general observations, the article analyzes five of Jesus' parables that are directly concerned with wisdom/foolishness by the explicit mention of this theme as well as the recurrence of wisdom terminology: the ten virgins (Mt 25,1-13), the two houses (Mt 7,24-27; cf. Lk 6,47-49), the faithful (wise) or unfaithful (foolish) servant (Mt 24,45-51 ǁ Lk 12,42-46), the rich fool (Lk 12,16-21) and the shrewd steward (Lk 16,1-8). The detailed investigation of these accounts in the light of Old Testament traditions reveals new and interesting contacts with biblical wisdom as well as some hints of an implicit Christology. Thus, the figure of Jesus, author of these parables, emerges as a "traditional" biblical sage. Yet, at the same time, he is atypical, since as the personification of Wisdom, he teaches authoritatively the ways to fullness of life with God.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Jesus, wisdom, Christian, Christology, Gospels
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Biblical Studies, general
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Mr Mark Carey
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2017 04:56
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 04:02
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2729

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