- Joseph of Arimathea
William John Lyons
- Oxford University Press
This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the reception history of one of the minor characters of the biblical narrative, Joseph of Arimathea. It investigates the multiple faces of Joseph as seen by interpreters down through the centuries with a particular concern to understand their illustrative value and pragmatic effectiveness. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.
Joseph of Arimathea, Bible, reception history, biblical narrative
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