Select a passage from the New Testament where meals figure prominently and explore the ways the pericope conceptualizes community, identity, belief, etc. This essay should incorporate a piece of art and reflect on how texts determine visual meaning and how the aesthetic opens the text to new hermeneutical possibilities. This essay should provide a clear presentation of the interpretative strategies you deploy in your analysis. Its subject matter and development will be the center of the discussion in Exegesis Week 2. Extension: 2000-2500 words. This paper partially fulfills objectives a, b, c, d.
DID YOU KNOW: You can search the ATLA Religion Database by scripture passage? Take Matthew 26:17, for example, click "Scriptures" then find "Matthew." Hit expand to limit articles to just your assigned passage.