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Canon and exegesis : canonical praxis and the Sodom narrative

Author: William John Lyons
Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2002.
Series: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 352.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Previous attempts to critique the canonical approach of Brevard Childs have remained largely theoretical in nature. One of the weakness of canonical criticism, then, is its failure to have generated new readings of extended biblical passages. Reviewing the hermeneutics and the praxis of Childs' approach, Lyons then turns to the Sodom narrative (Gen 18-19) as a test of a practical exegesis according to Childs'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Lyons, William John.
Canon and exegesis.
London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002416914
(OCoLC)49833755
Named Person: Brevard S Childs; Brevard S Childs
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William John Lyons
ISBN: 9780567403438 0567403432
OCLC Number: 276348423
Description: 1 online resource (x, 317 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 THE HISTORY OF BIBLICAL THEOLOGY AND ITS TEXT(S); Chapter 2 AN OUTLINE OF THE CANONICAL APPROACH OF BREVARD S. CHILDS; Chapter 3 THE HERMENEUTICS OF THE CANONICAL APPROACH RECONSIDERED; Chapter 4 PRELIMINARIES TO A CANONICAL EXEGESIS OF GENESIS 18-19; Chapter 5 A CANONICAL EXEGESIS OF THE 'SODOM NARRATIVE', PART 1: GENESIS 18; Chapter 6 A CANONICAL EXEGESIS OF THE 'SODOM NARRATIVE', PART 2: GENESIS 19; Conclusion: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE CANONICAL APPROACH; Select Bibliography of the Work of Brevard Springs Childs.
Series Title: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 352.
Responsibility: William John Lyons.

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Previous attempts to critique Brevard Childs's canonical approach have remained largely theoretical in nature. Reviewing the hermeneutics and the praxis of the approach, this book turns to the Sodom  Read more...

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