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Canons in conflict : negotiating texts in true and false prophecy

Author: James E Brenneman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines current literary theory and theological discussions and then applies these theories to a consideration of true and false biblical prophecy to reach an integrative resolution of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Brenneman
ISBN: 0195109090 9780195109092
OCLC Number: 34990118
Description: xvii, 228 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Engaging the Battle --
Contradiction, Community, And Canon --
Contradiction and Intertextuality --
Prophet against Prophet --
Contradiction: The Nature of Reality and Canonical Process --
Intertextuality and Canonical Hermeneutics --
Conclusions: Canon and Chaos --
Reader Response and Community of Interpretation --
The Bible as Story --
Reader-Response Criticism --
The Community of Interpretation --
Conclusions: The Readers' Canon --
The Fall and Rise of Canons --
The Fall of the Canon: The Problem of Canon --
The Rise of Canons and Their Canonical Communities --
Conclusions: God and Canon Power --
Negotiating Readings In True And False Prophecy --
True and False Prophecy in Canonical Criticism --
The Unfolding Story of Research in True and False Prophecy --
The Ethos of Mythos and the Politics of Canon --
Conclusions: Truth in Canon Politics --
Swords into Plowshares into Swords --
Negotiating Readings: Rationale and Method --
Tradition-Gestalt and the Reader --
The Tradition-Gestalt of the Plowshare Passages --
Canon as Function: Diachronic Readings of the Plowshare Passages --
Canon as Context: Synchronic Reading of the Plowshare Passages --
Conclusions: Canon Hermeneutics --
A Final Reading: Which Prophet? Whose Truth? --
Postscript: Instead of a Conclusion --
"Here I Stand": Under the Authority of the Community.
Responsibility: James E. Brenneman.
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