To Each Its Own Meaning: An Introduction to Biblical Criticisms and Their Application / Edition 2

To Each Its Own Meaning: An Introduction to Biblical Criticisms and Their Application / Edition 2

by Steven L. McKenzie
     
 

This volume introduces the reader to the most important methods of biblical criticism. It serves as an indispensable handbook for the work of students approaching biblical studies for the first time and for the professional interpreter of scripture who wants to understand the latest currents in biblical scholarship.

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This volume introduces the reader to the most important methods of biblical criticism. It serves as an indispensable handbook for the work of students approaching biblical studies for the first time and for the professional interpreter of scripture who wants to understand the latest currents in biblical scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664257842
Publisher:
Presbyterian Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
Revised & Expanded
Pages:
318
Sales rank:
429,224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Pt. 1Traditional Methods of Biblical Criticism
1Reading the Bible Historically: The Historian's Approach11
2Source Criticism29
3Tradition-Historical Criticism53
4Form Criticism69
5Redaction Criticism87
Pt. 2Expanding the Tradition
6Social-Scientific Criticism103
7Canonical Criticism121
8Rhetorical Criticism135
Pt. 3Overturning the Tradition
9Structural Criticism153
10Narrative Criticism171
11Reader-Response Criticism197
12Poststructuralist Criticism221
13Reading the Bible Ideologically: Feminist Criticism237

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