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Published: 16 August 2013

352 Pages | 10 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199645534

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Biblical Interpretation and Method

Essays in Honour of John Barton

Edited by Katharine J. Dell and Paul M. Joyce

  • A thoroughly scholarly review of the current state of method in biblical study by a distinguished group of contributors; includes a foreword by Rowan Williams
  • Revisits established approaches to biblical criticism, giving a clear discussion of the benefits and difficulties of Source Criticism, Form Criticism, Redaction Criticism, and Textual Criticism
  • Explores a wide range of recent approaches to biblical criticism, including sociological, feminist, and post-colonial readings, and insights from Psychology, Cognitive Linguistics, Music Studies, and Ethics
  • Draws on a large number of worked examples to offer fresh and exciting new insights into the interpretation of varied texts

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