Item description for Evoking Scripture: Seeing the Old Testament in the New by Steve Moyise...
In clear and lucid prose Evoking Scripture explores the literary and theological frameworks that lie behind the various quotations from and allusions to the Old Testament in the New. Steve Moyise takes a series of case studies from Mark, Romans, Galatians, 1 Peter and Revelation to raise key questions about the author's hermeneutical stance as well as the methods and assumptions of those who study them. Engaging in debate with scholars such as Christopher Stanley, Richard Hays and Francis Watson, Evoking Scripture draws on the insights of both author-centered and reader-centered approaches, while also offering a critique of them.
Each chapter focuses on a particular question. For example, is the opening quotation of Mark's Gospel intended to evoke a prophetic framework for understanding the rest of the book? Does Paul quote Habakkuk in order to evoke its 'theodicy' theme or as a summary of 'righteousness by faith'? Does the prophecy theory of 1 Peter 1:10-12 ('the prophets who prophesied of the grace that was to be made yours made careful search...') explain the author's actual uses of Scripture? The results are brought together in a final chapter which explores the literary and theological frameworks of the New Testament authors and of the scholars who study them.
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Studio: T&T Clark
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.49" Width: 6.29" Height: 0.84" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date Jul 22, 2008
Publisher T & T Clark International
ISBN 0567033244 ISBN13 9780567033246
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More About Steve Moyise
Steve Moyise (PhD, University of Birmingham) is professor of New Testament at the University of Chichester, in Chichester, England. He is the author of The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation, The Old Testament in the New, and Evoking Scripture: Seeing the Old Testament in the New. He is also coeditor with Maarten Menken of a series exploring the way particular Old Testament books are used in the New Testament, including Psalms in the New Testament, Isaiah in the New Testament, Deuteronomy in the New Testament, and The Minor Prophets in the New Testament.
Steve Moyise has published or released items in the following series...
Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover