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A Handbook to the Exegesis of the New Testament [Paperback]

By Stanley E. Porter (Editor)
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A substantial theoretical and practical guide to the multifaceted discipline of New Testament exegesis, this handbook will serve as both a textbook and a reference book for the major tools and topics in the area of New Testament exegesis.

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"A Handbook to the Exegesis of the New Testament" is a substantial theoretical and practical guide to the multifaceted discipline of New Testament exegesis. This volume covers current topics in New Testament exegesis in sufficient depth to provide a useful methodological basis. The introduction includes an analysis of the various definitions of exegesis, a term notoriously difficult to define, and a bibliographic essay covering the basic tools of exegesis. A section on method includes detailed discussions of the different models used in the major approaches to exegesis: textual criticism; linguistic analysis; genre criticism; source, form, and redaction criticism; discourse analysis; rhetorical and narratological criticism; literary criticism; and canonical criticism. Also included are models based on analysis of the backgrounds of the New Testament in Hellenistic philosophy, ancient Judaism, the Roman Empire, and the works of second-century authors. In a section on application, exegetical methods are applied to the various literary units of the New Testament. This handbook will serve well as both a textbook and a reference book for the major tools and topics in the area of New Testament exegesis. This publication has also been published in hardback, please click here for details.

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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Pages   638
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.24" Width: 6.08" Height: 1.38"
Weight:   1.95 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 1, 2002
Publisher   Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN  0391041576  
ISBN13  9780391041578  


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More About Stanley E. Porter


Stanley E. Porter Stanley E. Porter is president, dean, and professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario, and coauthor of Fundamentals of New Testament Greek, acompanion to this volume.

Andrew W. Pittsis assistant professor of biblical studies at Arizona Christian University in Phoenix."

Stanley E. Porter currently resides in Hamilton, Ontario. Stanley E. Porter was born in 1956 and has an academic affiliation as follows - McMaster Divinity College, Canada McMaster University, Ontario McMaste.

Stanley E. Porter has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology
  2. Biblical Languages: Greek
  3. IVP Bible Dictionary
  4. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover
  5. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
  6. Library of Pauline Studies
  7. McMaster New Testament Studies
  8. Pauline Studies
  9. Sheffield Reader
  10. Society of Biblical Literature Symposium
  11. Spectrum Multiview Book
  12. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism (Formerl


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Excellent resource  Apr 12, 2003
It has been a few years since I made use of this book, but I see no one has reviewed it, so my few comments can only help.

This is a top-quality resource, providing papers and essays by some of the finest biblical scholars on each of the main methods of critical interpretation. The tone is academic, but accessible enough for your regular pastor or serious student of theology, if not the entirely untrained layman.

I would not hesitate to recommend this as the best volume of its kind available, although on the negative side, not many people are going to be in a position to spend [dollar amount] on a single volume. I recommend ordering a copy from your library or finding some other way of borrowing it.

For an infinitely better-priced compendium, albeit only a second-runner to Porter's volume, you can purchase I H Marshall's New Testament Interpretation for [dollar amount] or less.

 

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