Changed Imagination, Changed Obedience: Social Imagination and the Bent-Over Woman in the Gospel of Luke

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In this work, Houghtby-Haddon takes a new look at an old text, using a theory of the Social Imagination as an exegetical guide. In her exploration of the Bent-Over Woman story in Luke 13:10-17, Houghtby-Haddon uncovers clues suggesting that this story is a key interpretive text for seeing Luke's social vision for his community at work. Exploring mythic, social, communal, and cultural elements beneath the surface of the story, Houghtby-Haddon suggests that the Bent-Over Woman is the embodiment of Jesus' claim in the ...

Changed Imagination, Changed Obedience: Social Imagination and the Bent-Over Woman in the Gospel of Luke 2011, Pickwick Publications

ISBN-13: 9781608996759

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