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Discourse analysis and the New Testament [electronic resource] : approaches and results / edited by Stanley E. Porter & Jeffrey T. Reed.

Contributor(s): Reed, Jeffrey T | Porter, Stanley E, 1956-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 170.; Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series. Studies in New Testament Greek: 4.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, c1999Description: 1 online resource (425 p.).ISBN: 9780567559326 (electronic bk.); 0567559327 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. New Testament -- Language, style | Discourse analysis | Bible. N.T. -- Language, Style | Bible. N.T. -- Criticism, Textual | Greek language, Biblical -- Discourse analysis | Bible. N.T. -- Style | Analyse du discours | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- New Testament | Nieuwe Testament | Discourse analysis | Neues Testament | Aufsatzsammlung | DiskursanalyseGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Discourse analysis and the New Testament.DDC classification: 225.6/6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Discourse analysis and the New Testament : an introduction / Stanley E. Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed -- The role of context in the understanding of discourse / Eugene A. Nida -- The cohesiveness of discourse : towards a model of linguistic criteria for analyzing New Testament discourse / Jeffrey T. Reed -- Is critical discourse analysis critical? : An evaluation using Philemon as a test case / Stanley E. Porter -- The use of annotated corpora for New Testament discourse analysis : a survey of current practice and future prospects / Matthew Brook O'Donnell -- The historic present in Matthew : beyond speech margins / Stephanie L. Black -- A top-down, template-driven narrative analysis, illustrated by application to Mark's Gospel ; Mark 5.1-43 : generating the complexity of a narrative from its most basic elements / Robert E. Longacre -- The testamental disciple-instruction of the Markan Jesus (Mark 13) : its levels of communication and its rhetorical structures / Wolfgang Schenk -- Pronouns of shame and disgrace in Luke 22.63-64 / Jonathan M. Watt -- Participant reference and foregrounded syntax in the Stephen episode / Gustavo Mart�in-Asensio -- Naked and wounded : foregrounding, relevance and situation in Acts 19.13-20 / Todd Klutz -- The damned and the justified in Romans 5.12-21 : an analysis of semantic structure / Richard J. Erickson -- A discourse reading of Ephesians 1.3-14 / Johannes P. Louw -- Some constraints on discourse development in the Pastoral Epistles / Stephen H. Levinsohn -- "Let no one disregard you!" (Titus 2.15) : church discipline and the construction of discourse in a personal, "Pastoral" Epistle / Ernst R. Wendland -- Hebrews 6.4-6 : from a semiotic discourse perspective / Andries H. Snyman -- First John : discourse analyses and interpretations / Birger Olsson -- Where does 1 John 1 end? / John Callow.
Summary: 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.
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Discourse analysis and the New Testament : an introduction / Stanley E. Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed -- The role of context in the understanding of discourse / Eugene A. Nida -- The cohesiveness of discourse : towards a model of linguistic criteria for analyzing New Testament discourse / Jeffrey T. Reed -- Is critical discourse analysis critical? : An evaluation using Philemon as a test case / Stanley E. Porter -- The use of annotated corpora for New Testament discourse analysis : a survey of current practice and future prospects / Matthew Brook O'Donnell -- The historic present in Matthew : beyond speech margins / Stephanie L. Black -- A top-down, template-driven narrative analysis, illustrated by application to Mark's Gospel ; Mark 5.1-43 : generating the complexity of a narrative from its most basic elements / Robert E. Longacre -- The testamental disciple-instruction of the Markan Jesus (Mark 13) : its levels of communication and its rhetorical structures / Wolfgang Schenk -- Pronouns of shame and disgrace in Luke 22.63-64 / Jonathan M. Watt -- Participant reference and foregrounded syntax in the Stephen episode / Gustavo Mart�in-Asensio -- Naked and wounded : foregrounding, relevance and situation in Acts 19.13-20 / Todd Klutz -- The damned and the justified in Romans 5.12-21 : an analysis of semantic structure / Richard J. Erickson -- A discourse reading of Ephesians 1.3-14 / Johannes P. Louw -- Some constraints on discourse development in the Pastoral Epistles / Stephen H. Levinsohn -- "Let no one disregard you!" (Titus 2.15) : church discipline and the construction of discourse in a personal, "Pastoral" Epistle / Ernst R. Wendland -- Hebrews 6.4-6 : from a semiotic discourse perspective / Andries H. Snyman -- First John : discourse analyses and interpretations / Birger Olsson -- Where does 1 John 1 end? / John Callow.

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.

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