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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:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title 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 in this area of method and approach to biblical texts and their interpretation. This volume is a response to and continuation of this work.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Reproduction of (manifestation):
Biblical interpretation and method.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
(OCoLC)825557419
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Barton; Katharine J Dell; Paul M Joyce
ISBN: 9780199645534 0199645531 9780191755842 0191755842
OCLC Number: 855713243
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 355 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
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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