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Jesus and Marginal Women: The Gospel of Matthew in Social-Scientific Perspective
Love, Stuart L.

Eugene, Ore.: Cascade, 2009 pp. xvi + 259. $31.00

Series Information
Matrix: The Bible in Mediterranean Context, 5


Description: This insightful study explores the significance of the interactions between Jesus and marginal women recounted in the Gospel of Matthew. Employing social-scientific models and carefully using comparative data, Love examines the various aspects of this marginality, identifying the attempts of Matthews Gospel to promote Jesuss vision of a new surrogate family of God that challenges the traditional structures of the household.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Matthew, Literature

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Review by Esther A. de Boer
Published 1/9/2010
Citation: Esther A. de Boer, review of Stuart L. Love, Jesus and Marginal Women: The Gospel of Matthew in Social-Scientific Perspective, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2010).


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