skip to content
Biblical interpretation and method. Dell, Paul M. Joyce : essays in honour of John Barton Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Biblical interpretation and method. Dell, Paul M. Joyce : essays in honour of John Barton

Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English

This book considers the various lenses through which we read and study biblical texts and provides an up-to-date overview of biblical criticism. Professor John Barton has made a major contribution  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.


Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0199645531 9780199645534
OCLC Number: 856039552
Description: 352 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I. REVISITING OLDER APPROACHES ; 1. Source Criticism 3: Putting Source Criticism in its Place: The Flood Story as a Test Case ; 2. Form Criticism 15: The Limits of Form Criticism in the Study of Literature, with Reflections on Psalm 34 ; 3. Redaction Criticism 26: The Vindication of Redaction Criticism ; 4. Textual Criticism 37: Textual and Literary Criticism and the Book of Exodus: The Role of the Septuagint ; 5. Historical Criticism 52: Truth in Biblical Criticism ; 6. The Quest for Plain Meaning 63: Talking to the Gods in the Psalms: Pursuing Bartons Plain Meaning Approach ; 7. Comparative Ancient Near Eastern Study 74: The Genesis Flood Narrative in Relation to Ancient Near Eastern Flood Accounts ; 8. Canonical Formation 89: Canons and Curses: Some Observations on the Canon-Formula in Deuteronomy and its Afterlife ; 9. The Bible and the Church I 106: The Legacy of Claus Westermann for Theology and Church ; 10. The Bible and the Church II 120: The Bible within Systematic Theology ; PART II. BREAKING THE MOULD ; 11. Liberationist Reading 133: Popular Interpretation of the Bible in Brazil ; 12. Sociological Approaches 149: And if not now, when? A Sociology of Reading Micahs Notions of the Future in Micah 4:1 ; 13. Feminist Criticism 163: Apostles, Deacons, Patrons, Co-workers, and Heads of Household: Women Leaders in the Pauline Communities ; 14. Canonical Approaches 176: Scriptural Author and Canonical Prophet: The Theological Implications of Literary Association in the Canon ; 15. Narrative Theology 189: The Evangelists Use of the Old Testament as an Implicit Overarching Narrative ; 16. Intertextuality 201: Intertextuality: Method and Theory in Job and Psalm 119 ; 17. Intratextuality 214: Cross-Examining Chronicles: Adventures in the Story-World of a Notionally Historical Narrative ; 18. Materialist Reading 223: Materialism, Materiality, and Biblical Cults of Writing ; 19. Postcolonial Interpretation 243: Unequal Terms: A Postcolonial Approach to Isaiah 61 ; 20. Cognitive Linguistics 257: A Cognitive Linguistic Study of the Concept of Defilement in Ezekiel 22:116 ; 21. Psychological Interpretation 272: Dancing David: A Psychological Reading of 2 Samuel 6 ; 22. The Bible and the Arts 285: The Bible and Music: Hearing Elijah through the Oratorio Tradition ; 23. Ethics and the Bible I 297: The Case of the Confiscated Cloak: Approaching Ancient Judahite Ethics ; 24. Ethics and the Bible II 311: The Perverse Commitment to Overcrowding and Doubling in Genesis: Implications for Ethics and Politics ; BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS BY JOHN BARTON 329 ; INDEX OF BIBLICAL REFERENCES 339 ; INDEX OF SUBJECTS 353
Responsibility: edited by Katharine J. Dell, Paul M. Joyce.
More information:


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Biblical scholars will be referring to all these articles for some time to come for their combination of review, example, and consideration of ways ahead Richard S. Briggs, The Glass, 2014 This Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.