Making Sense Of Nt Theology

Making Sense Of Nt Theology

by A. K. M. Adams

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865544598
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Publication date: 06/01/1995
Series: Studies in American Biblical Hermeneutics
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsx
Introduction1
1A Physiognomy of Modernity7
Modernity and Newness13
Modernity and Chronology25
Modernity and Scientific Legitimation33
Modernity versus the Masses44
2Modern New Testament Theology49
Gabler's "Proper Distinction"50
Gabler's Modernity59
Wrede's sogenannte New Testament Theology63
Wrede's Modernity70
Stendahl's "Meant/Means" Distinction75
Stendahl's Modernity82
3The Modern Consensus in New Testament Theology87
The Moral Necessity of New Testament Theology94
The Practical Necessity of New Testament Theology106
4Modern New Testament Theology under Interrogation111
Historical Context or Canonical Context114
Fine-Tuning the Historical Project116
A Transformative Paradigm for Interpretation122
Politics and the Modern Theological Interpreter125
"What Krister Stendahl Meant"129
On Not Needing to Bridge the Big, Ugly Ditch133
Contra Modern New Testament Theology137
5The Philosophical Erosion of Modernity141
Toward a Radical Critique of New Testament Theology's Modernity141
The Necessity of History144
Noncanonical Interpreters145
Disciplines and Autonomy148
Time and Determination151
Ancients and Moderns165
Conclusion168
6Prospects for Nonmodern New Testament Theology169
Making Sense of New Testament Theology170
Criteria for Nonmodern New Testament Theology181
The Theology of the New Testament in a Nonmodern Key195
Conclusion211
Bibliography215
Index of Names235

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