Post Structural Ism And The New Testament

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With typical wit and jargon-free clarity: Stephen D. Moore guides us through the maze of concepts and projects that constitute the multidisciplinary phenomenon of post-structuralism. Moore centers on two lengthy exegetical examples - a Derridean reading of John and his interpreters and a Foucauldian reading of Paul and his. The book also deals with deconstruction's relationship to Theology and its relationship to biblical scholarship old and new - historical critical, narrative critical, and feminist. All who ...
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Overview

With typical wit and jargon-free clarity: Stephen D. Moore guides us through the maze of concepts and projects that constitute the multidisciplinary phenomenon of post-structuralism. Moore centers on two lengthy exegetical examples - a Derridean reading of John and his interpreters and a Foucauldian reading of Paul and his. The book also deals with deconstruction's relationship to Theology and its relationship to biblical scholarship old and new - historical critical, narrative critical, and feminist. All who want to know what the fuss is about will owe Moore a debt of gratitude for this book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800625993
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/25/1994
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: A (Personal) History of Poststructuralism 1
Pt. 1 Derrida 11
1 Deconstruction, Theology, and the Differance between Them 13
2 Deconstructive Criticism: Derrida at the Samaritan Well and, Later, at the Foot of the Cross 43
3 How Deconstruction Differs from Source- and Story-Centered Gospel Studies 65
Pt. 2 Foucault 83
4 Foucault from Insanity to Christianity 85
5 Poststructuralist Historiography: Foucault at the Foot of the Cross 95
Conclusion: Criticism Terminable and Interminable 113
Further Reading: Postdeconstructuralism and Beyond 119
Glossary 129
Author and Subject Index 135
Index of Biblical and Other Ancient Sources 141
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