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Title: Oral and Manuscript Culture in the Bible: Studies on the Media Texture of the New Testament
Author: Loubser, J A
Publisher: Cascade Books; Publication Date: 2012
Paperback; ISBN: 9781620325407
Volumes: 1; Pages: 302
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Oral and Manuscript Culture in the Bible is the fruit of Professor Loubser's confrontation with how Scripture is read, understood, and used in the Third World situation, which is closer than modern European societies to the social dynamics of the original milieu in which the texts were produced.
Table of Contents:
Foreword -- Preface -- 1. Media Criticism of the Bible: Some Issues Raised by the Orality-Literacy Debate -- 2. A Model for Interpretation: Biblical Media Criticism within the Wider Context of Interpretation -- 3. Orality and Manuscript Culture in Early Christianity -- 4. Application of Media Criticism: Luke 9:51-56-Aggression Rebuked -- 5. Orality and Literacy in the Pauline Epistles -- 6. Rhetorical Christology? -- 7. Paul As Contextual Theologian: Exploring the Oral Poetics of 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 -- 8. Orality and Literacy in the Johannine Manuscripts -- 9. Reconciling Rhetorical Criticism with Its Oral Roots -- 10. The Oral Christ: Believing in Jesus in Oral and Literate Societies -- 11. Media Theory and Religious Interpretation -- 12. Media and the Ethics of Interpretation -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- Index of Ancient Documents -- Index of Modern Authors.
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