Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 April 2002

200 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195150520

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Parables for Our Time

Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Tania Oldenhage

AAR Religion, Culture, and History

New Testament texts have often been read in ways that reflect and encourage anti-Semitism, but post-Holocaust Christian scholars have increasingly recognized and rejected this inheritance. Oldenhage argues that, if the parables are to be meaningful today, we must examine the resonances between them and the Holocaust. She seeks to fashion a biblical hermeneutics that consciously works with memories of the Holocaust