Because You Bear This Name: Conceptual Metaphor and the Moral Meaning of 1 Peter
Leiden: Brill, 2006 pp. xxii + 402. $168.00
Biblical Interpretation, 81
Description: This study uses conceptual metaphor theory and methodology to analyze the cultural logic and symbolic context, moral content and ethical implications of 1 Peter. Conceptual metaphor study helps explain how people generate ethical understandings; it can help us recognize and account for lively moral discourse between the New Testament and contemporary readers.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Hebrews and Catholic Epistles, 1 Peter, Literature
Review by John H. Elliott
Citation: John H. Elliott, review of Bonnie Howe, Because You Bear This Name: Conceptual Metaphor and the Moral Meaning of 1 Peter, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2007).
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