Fasting, justification, and self-righteousness in Luke 18:9–14: A social-scientific interpretation as response to Friedrichson

This article provides a social-scientific interpretation of the role of fasting in Jesus’ parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector in Luke 18:9–14. Specifically, the article considers such social realia as honour and shame, collectivism, and purity in the interpretation of the text. The textual...

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Main Author: Steven H. Mathews
Format: Article
Published: AOSIS 2013-09-01
Series:HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies
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