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By Cornelis Bennema

In this learn in third-dimensional personality reconstruction, Cornelis Bennema offers a brand new idea of personality within the New testomony literature. even supposing personality has been the topic of concentrated literary-critical learn of the hot testomony because the Nineteen Seventies, Bennema observes that there's nonetheless no consensus concerning how personality can be understood in modern literary conception or in religious study. Many New testomony students appear to presume that characters in Greco-Roman literature are two-dimensional,”Aristotelian”; figures, in contrast to the well-rounded, psychologized people who seem in sleek fiction. They proceed however to use modern literary concept to characters in historical writings. Bennema right here deals a whole, complete, and non-reductionist idea for the research, type, and review of characters within the New Testament.

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