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Rhetorical criticism and the Bible [electronic resource] / edited by Stanley E. Porter and Dennis L. Stamps.

Contributor(s): Porter, Stanley E, 1956- | Stamps, Dennis L | Olbricht, Thomas H | Pepperdine College.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 195.Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (571 p.).ISBN: 9780567272591 (electronic bk.); 0567272591 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible -- Language, style | Rhetoric in the Bible | Rhetorical criticism | Bible -- Language, style | Religion | Bible -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible -- Critique sociorh�etorique | Critique rh�etorique | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Exegesis & Hermeneutics | Bijbel | Retorica | Exegese | Bibel | Analyse | Aufsatzsammlung | Hermeneutik | RhetorikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rhetorical criticism and the Bible.DDC classification: 220.601 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: rhetorical criticism and the Florence Conference / Stanley E. Porter and Dennis L. Stamps -- Greek rhetoric and the allegorical rhetoric of Philo and Clement of Alexandria / Thomas H. Olbricht -- The rhetorical full-turn in biblical interpretation : reconfiguring rhetorical-political analysis / Vernon K. Robbins -- A possible direction for providing programmatic correlation of textures in socio-rhetorical analysis / L. Gregory Bloomquist -- Relations between rhetoric and philosophical logic / Arthur Gibson -- Why we need socio-rhetorical commentary and what it might look like / Duane F. Watson -- Identification and the discourse of fundamentalism : reflections on a reading of the Book of Esther / Gerrie Snyman -- Politeness strategies in the so-called 'Enemy Psalms' : an inquiry into Israelite prayer rhetoric / Johan H. Coetzee -- The rhetoricity of the 'Body' in the Song of Songs / Hendrik Viviers -- Jesus' rhetoric of criticism : the parables against His friends and critics / Craig A. Evans -- A rhetorical analysis of Mark's construction of discipleship / Paul Danove -- 'From the pragmatics of textures to a Christian utopia' : the case of the Gospel of John / Gerhard Van Den Heever -- Contrary arguments in Paul's Letters / Anders Eriksson -- Towards a new, rhetorically assisted reading of Romans 3.27-4.25 / Douglas A. Campbell -- The rhetorical scribe : textual variants in Romans and their possible rhetorical purpose / Stanley E. Porter -- Romans derhetorized / Lauri Thur�en -- The christological premise in Pauline theological rhetoric : Corinthians 1.4-2.5 as an example / Dennis L. Stamps -- Rhetoric and metaphor, and the metaphysical in the Letter to the Ephesians / Richard Lemmer -- An enthymematic reading of Philippians : towards a typology of Pauline argument / Marc J. Debann�e -- A fantasy theme analysis of Thessalonians / James D. Hester -- The rhetoric of election and calling language in 1 Thessalonians / K.K. Yeo.
Summary: 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, Ande.
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Introduction: rhetorical criticism and the Florence Conference / Stanley E. Porter and Dennis L. Stamps -- Greek rhetoric and the allegorical rhetoric of Philo and Clement of Alexandria / Thomas H. Olbricht -- The rhetorical full-turn in biblical interpretation : reconfiguring rhetorical-political analysis / Vernon K. Robbins -- A possible direction for providing programmatic correlation of textures in socio-rhetorical analysis / L. Gregory Bloomquist -- Relations between rhetoric and philosophical logic / Arthur Gibson -- Why we need socio-rhetorical commentary and what it might look like / Duane F. Watson -- Identification and the discourse of fundamentalism : reflections on a reading of the Book of Esther / Gerrie Snyman -- Politeness strategies in the so-called 'Enemy Psalms' : an inquiry into Israelite prayer rhetoric / Johan H. Coetzee -- The rhetoricity of the 'Body' in the Song of Songs / Hendrik Viviers -- Jesus' rhetoric of criticism : the parables against His friends and critics / Craig A. Evans -- A rhetorical analysis of Mark's construction of discipleship / Paul Danove -- 'From the pragmatics of textures to a Christian utopia' : the case of the Gospel of John / Gerhard Van Den Heever -- Contrary arguments in Paul's Letters / Anders Eriksson -- Towards a new, rhetorically assisted reading of Romans 3.27-4.25 / Douglas A. Campbell -- The rhetorical scribe : textual variants in Romans and their possible rhetorical purpose / Stanley E. Porter -- Romans derhetorized / Lauri Thur�en -- The christological premise in Pauline theological rhetoric : Corinthians 1.4-2.5 as an example / Dennis L. Stamps -- Rhetoric and metaphor, and the metaphysical in the Letter to the Ephesians / Richard Lemmer -- An enthymematic reading of Philippians : towards a typology of Pauline argument / Marc J. Debann�e -- A fantasy theme analysis of Thessalonians / James D. Hester -- The rhetoric of election and calling language in 1 Thessalonians / K.K. Yeo.

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, Ande.

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