Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers

Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers

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by Michael J. Gorman
     
 

This revised and expanded edition presents a straightforward approach to the complex task of biblical exegesis.See more details below

Overview

This revised and expanded edition presents a straightforward approach to the complex task of biblical exegesis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801046407
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
201,749
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Michael J. Gorman (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is Raymond E. Brown Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology at St. Mary's Seminary and University in Baltimore. He formerly served as dean of the Ecumenical Institute of Theology at St. Mary's.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1The Task7
2The Text35
3Survey (The First Element)59
4Contextual Analysis (The Second Element): The Historical and Literary Contexts of the Text65
5Formal Analysis (The Third Element): The Form, Structure, and Movement of the Text75
6Detailed Analysis of the Test (The Fourth Element)91
7Synthesis (The Fifth Element)115
8Reflection (The Sixth Element): The Text Today123
9Expansion and Refinement of the Exegesis (The Seventh Element)135
10Exegesis and the Exegete: Errors to Avoid, Discoveries to Make141
11Resources for Exegesis147
App. AA Chart of Exegetical Methods: Three Approaches195
App. BPractical Guidelines for Writing a Research Exegesis Paper205
App. CA Short Sample Exegesis Paper211
App. DA Longer Sample Exegesis Paper217
App. ESelected Internet Resources for Biblical Studies233
Index237

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