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Rhetorical Criticism and the Bible : Essays from the 1998 Florence Conference -  Porter

Rhetorical Criticism and the Bible

Essays from the 1998 Florence Conference

By: Porter

Hardcover Published: 1st March 2002
ISBN: 9781841270937

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This volume is the fifth in a series that explores the use of rhetoric in the study of biblical literature. Contributions from scholars in North America, Britain, Continental Europe and South Africa focus here on four major categories: The Theory of Rhetoric and Biblical Interpretation, Rhetorical Interpretation of Luke's Gospel and Acts, The Rhetorical Interpretation of Paul's Writings, and Rhetorical Interpretation of Hebrews and Ignatius. Author include Tom Olbricht, Douglas Campbell, Arthur Gibson, Craig Evans, Vernon Robbins, Greg Bloomquist, Pieter Botha, Paul Danove, Gerrie Snyman, Anders Eriksson, K. K. Yeo, Lauri Thuren, G. A. van den Heever, Marc Debanne, J. N Vorster, and the editors.

Editors' Prefacep. 9
Abbreviationsp. 11
List of Contributorsp. 15
Introduction: Rhetorical Criticism and the Florence Conferencep. 17
Greek Rhetoric and the Allegorical Rhetoric of Philo and Clement of Alexandriap. 24
The Rhetorical Full-Turn in Biblical Interpretation: Reconfiguring Rhetorical-Political Analysisp. 48
A Possible Direction for Providing Programmatic Correlation of Textures in Socio-Rhetorical Analysisp. 61
Relations between Rhetoric and Philosophical Logicp. 97
Why We Need Socio-Rhetorical Commentary and What It Might Look Likep. 129
Identification and the Discourse of Fundamentalism: Reflections on a Reading of the Book of Estherp. 160
Politeness Strategies in the So-Called 'Enemy Psalms': An Inquiry into Israelite Prayer Rhetoricp. 209
The Rhetoricity of the 'Body' in the Song of Songsp. 237
Jesus' Rhetoric of Criticism: The Parables Against His Friends and Criticsp. 256
A Rhetorical Analysis of Mark's Construction of Discipleshipp. 280
'From the Pragmatics of Textures to a Christian Utopia': The Case of the Gospel of Johnp. 297
Contrary Arguments in Paul's Lettersp. 336
Towards a New, Rhetorically Assisted Reading of Romans 3.27-4.25p. 355
The Rhetorical Scribe: Textual Variants in Romans and their Possible Rhetorical Purposep. 403
Romans 7 Derhetorizedp. 420
The Christological Premise in Pauline Theological Rhetoric: 1 Corinthians 1.4-2.5 as an Examplep. 441
Rhetoric and Metaphor, and the Metaphysical in the Letter to the Ephesiansp. 458
An Enthymematic Reading of Philippians: Towards a Typology of Pauline Argumentsp. 481
A Fantasy Theme Analysis of 1 Thessaloniansp. 504
The Rhetoric of Election and Calling Language in 1 Thessaloniansp. 526
Index of Referencesp. 548
Index of Authorsp. 565
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ISBN: 9781841270937
ISBN-10: 1841270938
Series: Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement S.
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Published: 1st March 2002
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.8  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 1.22
Edition Number: 1