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Biblical interpretation and method : essays in honour of John Barton

Author: John Barton; Katharine J Dell; Paul M Joyce
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Barton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barton; Katharine J Dell; Paul M Joyce
ISBN: 9780199645534 0199645531
OCLC Number: 825557419
Description: xxiii, 355 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Revisiting older approaches --
ch. 1. Putting source criticism in its place : the flood story as a test case / David J. A. Clines --
ch. 2. The limits of form criticism in the study of literature, with reflections on Psalm 34 / Stuart Weeks --
ch. 3. The vindication of redaction criticism / H. G. M. Williamson --
ch. 4. Textual and literary criticism and the book of Exodus : the role of the Septuagint / Alison Salvesen --
ch. 5. Truth in biblical criticism / John Muddiman --
ch. 6. Talking to the God in the Psalms : pursuing Barton's 'plain meaning' approach / Susan E. Gillingham --
ch. 7. The Genesis flood narrative in relation to ancient Near Eastern flood accounts / John Day --
ch. 8. Canons and curses : some observations of the 'canon-formula' in Deuteronomy and its afterlife / Anselm C. Hagedorn --
ch. 9. The legacy of Claus Westermann for theology and church / Rainer Albertz --
ch. 10. The Bible within systematic theology / Gerhard Sauter --
Part II. Breaking the mould --
ch. 11. Popoular interpretation of the Bible in Brazil / Christopher Rowland --
ch. 12. 'And if not now, when?' A sociology of reading Micah's notions of the future in Micah 4:1 / Daniel Smith-Christopher --
ch. 13. Apostles, deacons, patrons, co-workers, and heads of household : women leaders in the Pauline communities / Paula Gooder --
ch. 14. Scriptural author and canonical prophet : the theological implications of literary association in the canon / Christopher Steitz --
ch. 15. The Evangelists' use of the Old Testament as an implicit overarching narrative / N. T. Wright --
ch. 16. Intertextuality : method and theory in Job and Psalm 119 / Will Kynes --
Cross-examining chronicles : adventures in the store-world of a notionally historical narrative / John Jarick --
Materialism, materiality, and biblical cults of writing / Francesca Stravrakopoulou --
Unequal terms : a postcolonial approach to Isaiah 61 / Mark G. Brett --
A cognitive linguistic study of the concept of defilement in Ezekiel 22:1-16 --
Dancing David : a psychological reading of 2 Samuel 6 / Paul M. Joyce --
The Bible and music : hearing Elijah through the oratorio tradition / Katharine J. Dell --
ch. 23. The case of the confiscated cloak : approaching ancient Judahite ethics / Andrew Mein --
The perverse commitment to overcrowding and doubling in Genesis : implications for ethics and politics / Yvonne Sherwood.
Responsibility: edited by Katharine J. Dell, Paul M. Joyce.
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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...

 
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