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The Nature of New Testament Theology : Essays in Honour of Robert Morgan - Christopher Rowland

The Nature of New Testament Theology

Essays in Honour of Robert Morgan


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This volume brings together some of the most distinguished writers in the field of New Testament studies to provide an overview of discussions about the nature of New Testament theology.<br><ul><br><li>Examines the development, purpose and scope of New Testament theology. <br><li>Looks at the relationship of New Testament theology with other branches of theology. <br><li>Considers crucial issues within the New Testament, such as the historical Jesus, the theology of the cross, eschatology, ethics, and the role of women. <br><li>Offers fresh perspectives which take discussion of the subject further in key areas<br><li>Includes a foreword by Rowan Williams.</li></ul>

"The 'A list' range of contributors to thecollection makes for not only stimulating but also imaginative andstunning reading ... This volume is a must-have on any studentor scholar's shelf."
Journal for the Study of the New Testament

List of Contributors.

List of Abbreviations.


Foreword by Rowan Williams.

1. History and Theology in New Testament Studies: John Ashton (Oxford University).

2. Biblical Theology: An Old Testament Perspective: John Barton (Oxford University).

3. Apocalypticism and New Testament Theology: Adela Yarbro Collins (Yale University).

4. New Testament Interpretation as Interpersonal Communion: The Case for a Socio-Theological Hermeneutics: Philip Esler (University of St Andrews).

5. The Nature of New Testament Theology: Morna Hooker (Cambridge University).

6. Does a Theology of the Canonical Gospels Make Sense? Luke Timothy Johnson (Emory University).

7. Paul in New Testament Theology: Leander E. Keck (Yale University).

8. The Contribution of Reception History to a New Testament Theology: Ulrich Luz (University of Berne, Switzerland).

9. Women in Early Christianity: The Challenge to a New Testament Theology: Margaret Y. MacDonald (St Francis Xavier University).

10. Deutero-Paulinism, Pseudonymity and the Canon: John Muddiman (Mansfield College, Oxford).

11. Towards an Alternative to New Testament Theology: ?Individual Eschatology? as an Example: Heikki Raisanen (University of Helsinki).

12. ?Action is the Life of All?: New Testament Theology and Practical Theology: Christopher Rowland (Queens College, Oxford).

13. Theory of Primitive Christian Religion and New Testament Theology: an Evolutionary Essay: Gerd Theissen (University of Heidelberg, Germany).

14. Does the ?Historical Jesus? belong within a ?New Testament Theology?? Christopher Tuckett (Oxford University).

15. The Gospel of John and New Testament Theology: Francis Watson (University of Aberdeen).

16. The Theology of the Cross and the Quest for a Doctrinal Norm: Michael Wolter (University of Bonn, Germany).

17. The Trinity and the New Testament: Frances Young (University of Birmingham).


ISBN: 9781405111744
ISBN-10: 1405111747
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 314
Published: 14th March 2006
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.44  x 1.88
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1