Hearing the New Testament

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-03-19
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co

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A Distinguished group of scholars here introduces and illustrates the array of strategies and methods used in New Testament study today. Standard approaches text criticism, historical methods, etc. appear side by side with newer approaches narrative criticism, Latino-Latina hermeneutics, theological interpretation of the New Testament, and more. First published in 1995, Hearing the New Testament is now revised and updated, including rewritten chapters, new chapters, and new suggestions for farther reading. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Joel B. Green is professor of New Testament interpretation and associate dean for the Center of Advanced Theological Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsp. vii
Contributorsp. xi
The Challenge of Hearing the New Testamentp. 1
Textual Criticism of the New Testamentp. 15
Historical Criticism and Social-Scientific Perspectives in New Testament Studyp. 34
The Relevance of Extra canonical Jewish Texts to New Testament Studyp. 65
The Relevance of Greco-Roman Literature and Culture to New Testament Studyp. 85
Traditio-Historicai Criticismp. 102
The Use of the Old Testament by New Testament Writersp. 122
Genre Analysisp. 140
Rhetorical Criticismp. 166
Modern Linguistics and Word Study in the New Testamentp. 189
Discourse Analysis and New Testament Interpretationp. 218
Narrative Criticismp. 240
The Reader in New Testament Interpretationp. 259
Feminist Criticismp. 289
African American Criticismp. 326
Latino/a Hermeneuticsp. 350
Reading the New Testament in Canonical Contextp. 372
The New Testament, Theology, and Ethicsp. 397
Index of Modern Authorsp. 414
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Sourcesp. 423
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