Irony and Spirituality in Matthew 8:23–9:1: A Narrative Analysis

C. Adelina Alexe

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/2015

Issue: James (Vol. 35, No 3, Summer, 2015)

The literary device of irony can sometimes remain undetected unless we search for it with intentional effort. This is largely due to its inherent quality of surprise. Yet in our aim of reaching out to people with the gospel message, it is well worth digging deeply into the text for every facet that can benefit the spiritual growth of the community we shepherd.

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