Description: Many texts in the New Testament do more than simply explain the main tenets of the Christian faith; they invite believers to imagine and experience their theological claims. In Not with Wisdom of Words Gary Selby shows how biblical authors used poetic, imaginative language to inspire their audiences to experience a heightened sense of God's presence.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Rhetorical Criticism
Review by Alexander E. Stewart
Citation: Alexander E. Stewart, review of Gary S. Selby, Not with Wisdom of Words: Nonrational Persuasion in the New Testament, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).
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