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Handbook to the Exegesis of the New Testament (Stanley E Porter (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 1997) 9789004099210
Handbook to the Exegesis of the New Testament (Stanley E Porter (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 1997) 9789004099210
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Title: A Handbook to the Exegesis of the New Testament

Author: Porter, Stanley E (ed)

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 1997

Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004099210

Volumes: 1; Pages: xi, 638

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This handbook provides a substantial theoretical and practical guide to the multi-faceted discipline of exegesis of the New Testament.After an introduction to exegesis and a bibliographic essay on the basic tools, the volume has two major parts. The first focuses on method, and includes essays on the major approaches to exegesis, including textual criticism, language, genre and backgrounds. The second part applies exegetical method to the various literary units of the New Testament.Most exegetical handbooks are either too short and brief, thereby failing to cover the requisite current topics in sufficient depth, or too technically difficult, failing to provide a useful methodology. This coordinated volume offers succinct and well-informed essays, with plenty of bibliography, written by experts in their respective fields. The handbook will serve well as a textbook, as well as a reference book to the major tools and topics in the area.ContentsPreface Abbreviations List of Contributors What is Exegesis? An Analysis of Various Definitions The Basic Tools of Exegesis of the New Testament: A Bibliographical Essay Textual Criticism in the Exegesis of the New Testament, with an Excursus on Canon The Greek Language of the New TestamentThe Genres of the New Testament Source, Form and Reduction Criticism of the New Testament Discourse Analysis Rhetorical and Narratological Criticism New Testament Literary CriticismIdeological Criticisms, Liberation Criticisms, and Womanist and Feminist Criticisms Social-Scientific Criticism Canonical Criticism Hellenistic Philosophy and the New Testament Jewish Backgrounds The Roman Empire as a Context for the New Testament Exegesis in the Second Century The Life of JesusThe Synoptic Gospels and Acts Exegesis of the Pauline Letters, including the Deutero-Pauline Letters The Johannine Literature New Testament Exegesis of Hebrews and the Catholic Epistles Index of Biblical Writings Index of Modern Authors
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