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 OALibJ  Vol.2 No.6 , June 2015
A Postcolonial Reading of the Triumphant Entry
Abstract: This paper explores the Matthean version of the Triumphant Entry from a Nigerian postcolonial perspective. The methodology used is the exegesis of the passage using a Reader Response criticism to understand the contextual and typological contemporary meanings of the passage. The result showed that the colonial harbinger of the gospel message introduced a colonized gospel that robbed the people of the liberation they ought to experience through the gospel.
Cite this paper: Doyinsola, A. and Deborah, A. (2015) A Postcolonial Reading of the Triumphant Entry. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-6. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101567.
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[23]   It should be noted that only John’s gospel brings this event much earlier in Jesus’ ministry in chapter 2.

 
 
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