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Resurrecting wounds : living in the afterlife of trauma

Author: Shelly Rambo
Publisher: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
The Gospel of John's account of doubting Thomas is often told as a lesson about the veracity and triumph of Christian faith. And yet it is a story about wounds. Interpretations of this Gospel narrative, by focusing on Christ's victory in the resurrection, reflect Christianity's unease with the wounds that remain on the body of the risen Jesus. By returning readers to this familiar passage, Resurrecting Wounds
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Named Person: Jesus Christ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelly Rambo
ISBN: 9781481306782 1481306782 9781481306805 9781481306829 1481306804 1481306820
OCLC Number: 1099300658
Description: viii, 188 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Reenvisioning resurrection --
Erasing wounds: John Calvin and the problem of the resurrected body --
Touching wounds: Macrina's scar and the balm of resurrection flesh --
Surfacing wounds: Christian theology and resurrecting histories in the Age of Ferguson --
Discovering wounds: veteran healing and resurrection in the upper room --
Conclusion: Communal after-living
Responsibility: Shelly Rambo


By returning again and again to Christ's woundedness, we discover ways to live with our own.--Amy McLaughlin-Sheasby "Homiletic"  Read more...
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An important and beautifully written contribution to current theological discourse on trauma. -- Hannah Jones -- Reading Religion ...Rambo exceeds expectations with a masterful and surprisingly Read more...

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