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Discourse Analysis And The New Test : Approaches and Results - Stanley E. Porter

Discourse Analysis And The New Test

Approaches and Results

By: Stanley E. Porter (Editor), Jeffrey Reed (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1999
ISBN: 9781850759966
Number Of Pages: 432

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The volume contains contributions by many of the major discourse analysts of the New Testament, including E.A. Nida, W. Schenk, J.P. Louw and J. Callow. Some of these essays deal with methodology, raising necessary questions about what it means to analyse discourse. Others demonstrate an already committed approach by reading specific texts. A 'state-of-the-art' volume for all scholars interested in this increasingly important area of New Testament research.

Written by established scholars in the field of discourse analysis, it is an excellent introduction to this emerging exegetical discipline. Ashland Theological Journal, 04

Prefacep. 9
Abbreviationsp. 10
List of Contributorsp. 13
Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: An Introductionp. 15
Theory and Method in Discourse Analysis
The Role of Context in the Understanding of Discoursep. 20
The Cohesiveness of Discourse: Towards a Model of Linguistic Criteria for Analyzing New Testament Discoursep. 28
Is Critical Discourse Analysis Critical? An Evaluation Using Philemon as a Test Casep. 47
The Use of Annotated Corpora for New Testament Discourse Analysis: A Survey of Current Practice and Future Prospectsp. 71
Discourse Analysis and the Gospels and Acts
The Historic Present in Matthew: Beyond Speech Marginsp. 120
A Top-Down, Template-Driven Narrative Analysis, Illustrated by Application to Mark's Gospelp. 140
Mark 5.1-43: Generating the Complexity of a Narrative from its Most Basic Elementsp. 169
The Testamental Disciple-Instruction of the Markan Jesus (Mark 13): Its Levels of Communication and its Rhetorical Structuresp. 197
Pronouns of Shame and Disgrace in Luke 22.63-64p. 223
Participant Reference and Foregrounded Syntax in the Stephen Episodep. 235
Naked and Wounded: Foregrounding, Relevance and Situation in Acts 19.13-20p. 258
Discourse Analysis and the Pauline Corpus
The Damned and the Justified in Romans 5.12-21: An Analysis of Semantic Structurep. 282
A Discourse Reading of Ephesians 1.3-14p. 308
Some Constraints on Discourse Development in the Pastoral Epistlesp. 316
'Let No One Disregard You!' (Titus 2.15): Church Discipline and the Construction of Discourse in a Personal, 'Pastoral' Epistlep. 334
Discourse Analysis and the General Epistles
Hebrews 6.4-6: From a Semiotic Discourse Perspectivep. 354
First John: Discourse Analyses and Interpretationsp. 369
Where Does 1 John 1 End?p. 392
Index of Referencesp. 407
Index of Authorsp. 420
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ISBN: 9781850759966
ISBN-10: 1850759960
Series: Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover)
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st June 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.18 x 16.56  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.78
Edition Number: 1