Vernon K. Robbins

Sociorhetorical Interpretation

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Literary narration in John 20:11

Socio-Rhetorical Examples

John 20:11: But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb; and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet.


From V. K. Robbins, Exploring the Texture of Texts, (Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International, 1996), p. 64.

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