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Biography, faith and worship

This book has attempted a symbolic reading of the narratives of the gospels as biographies of Jesus. Biography is a form of story, and human beings find their identity through stories, which brings a community dimension to interpretation. There is an inevitable triangle of relationships in any communication: the author, the text, and the reader – or the storyteller, the story, and the audience. Families define themselves by the old stories of individual members told at family gatherings; social groups recount their history through members’ stories…

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