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

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

by Michael J. Gorman
Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers

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

by Michael J. Gorman

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Overview

World-renowned scholar Michael Gorman presents a straightforward approach to the complex task of biblical exegesis. This third edition of Gorman's widely used and trusted textbook (over 60,000 copies sold) has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect developments in the academy and the classroom over the past decade. The new edition explains recent developments in theological interpretation and explores missional and non-Western readings of the biblical text. Adaptable for students in various settings, it includes clear explanations, practical hints, suggested exercises, and sample papers.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781540960313
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/03/2020
Edition description: 3rd Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 540,578
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael J. Gorman (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is the Raymond E. Brown Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology at St. Mary's Seminary & University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Scripture and Its Interpretation and Participating in Christ.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction to the Third Edition xv

Introduction to the Revised and Expanded Edition (2009) xvii

Introduction to the First Edition (2001) xix

Part 1 Orientation

1 The Task 3

2 The Text 37

Part 2 The Elements

3 First Element: Survey 69

4 Second Element: Contextual Analysis 75

5 Third Element: Formal Analysis 89

6 Fourth Element: Detailed Analysis 109

7 Fifth Element: Synthesis 139

8 Sixth Element: Reflection-Theological Interpretation 153

9 Seventh Element: Expansion and Refinement 189

Part 3 Hints and Resources

10 Exegesis and the Exegete 199

11 Resources for Exegesis 205

Appendix A Tables of Exegetical Methods 259

Appendix B Practical Guidelines for Writing a Research Exegesis Paper 267

Appendix C Sample Exegesis Papers and Sample Exegetical Summary 273

Appendix D Selected Internet Resources for Biblical Studies 315

Index 321

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