Recognizing the Stranger: Recognition Scenes in the Gospel of John
Larsen, Kasper Bro
Leiden: Brill, 2008 pp. xiii + 265. $148.00
Biblical Interpretation Series, 93
Description: Recognizing the Stranger is the first monographic study of recognition type-scenes and motifs (anagn?risis) in the Gospel of John. The book shows how the Gospel employs and transforms contemporary genre conventions in its portrait of Jesus as the divine stranger.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Johannine Literature, John, Literature
Review by Dorothy Lee
Citation: Dorothy Lee, review of Kasper Bro Larsen, Recognizing the Stranger: Recognition Scenes in the Gospel of John, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2010).
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