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Two Level Drama in Bible Study

What is a two-level drama"?

What does the two-level drama suggest about how we should read the gospels in our churches today?

Two level drama is this: The way that Jesus lead his life during the history in which a gospel is being told, and the allegorical meaning of the gospel itself.

Reading Bible as literature has lead scholars to ask: Are the ideas expressed in a particular book or gospel based solely on the time in which it was written, and by whom? Also, what is the main lesson of the gospel in today's time, and how does the effect of the two change the meaning of the allegorical nature of the passage.

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Two level drama is this: The way that Jesus lead his life during the history in which a gospel is being told, and the allegorical meaning of the gospel itself.

Reading Bible as literature has lead scholars to ask: Are the ideas expressed in a particular book or gospel based solely on the time in which it was written, and by whom? Also, what is the main lesson of the gospel in today's time, and how does the effect of the two change the meaning of the ...

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This solution answers the question of two level drama. This applies to the time the bible portion was written and what it meant during those times, and using that historical view while also using a more fundamentalist view.

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