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The aim of this book is to illustrate the positive benefits for exegesis of examining the Wirkungsgeschichte of a pericope. It discusses the concept of Wirkungsgeschichte against its philosophical background and discusses the implications and practicalities of including the examination of 'effects' in the process of interpretation. The book offers a Wirkungsgeschichte-enriched interpretation of this passage, incorporating insights gained from the examination of 'effects'. The compilation of 'effects' is not a merely academic pursuit, but an active supplement to traditional methods of exegesis. These narratives were oral stories before they were ever texts and they arguably live on most powerfully in a post-textual form: in memories, sermons and artefacts. Examining the Wirkungsgeschichte offers the possibility of both enriching an interpretation with additional insights and fruitfully alerting us to the narrowness of the vision of the own time and place.

Keywords:post-textual form; Wirkungsgeschichte

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