Thiselton on Hermeneutics: The Collected Works and New Essays of Anthony Thiselton

Thiselton on Hermeneutics: The Collected Works and New Essays of Anthony Thiselton

by Anthony C. Thiselton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351879460
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/15/2017
Series: Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Religion: Collected Works
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 842
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Anthony C. Thiselton is Emeritus Professor of Christian Theology, University of Nottingham, and Research Professor of Christian Theology, University of Chester.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Part I Situating the Subject: Situating the explorations: 'thirty years of hermeneutics'; Situating a theoretical framework: 'biblical studies and theoretical hermeneutics'; Re-situating hermeneutics in the 21st century: a programmatic re-appraisal today. Part II Hermeneutics and Speech-Act Theory: An application and caveat: 'the supposed power of words in the biblical writings'; Speech-act theory as one tool among many: 'transforming texts'; Changing the world: illocutions and 'directions of fit'; 'Christological texts in Paul'; More on Christology: 'Christology in Luke, speech act theory, and the problem of dualism in Christology'; More on promising: 'the paradigm of promise as trustworthy, temporal, transformative, speech-acts'; Retrospective re-appraisal of work on speech-act theory. Part III Hermeneutics, Semantics, and Conceptual Grammar: Justification by grace as legal fiction? 'Language-games and 'seeing as': a fresh approach to justification by faith in Paul and James'; Descriptive, evaluative, and persuasive meanings: 'the Meaning of Sarx in 1 Corinthians 5.5: a fresh approach in the light of logical and semantic factors'; 'Faith', 'flesh', and 'truth' as context-dependent concepts: 'language-games and polymorphous concepts'; Semantics serving hermeneutics: 'semantics and New Testament interpretation'; Does the Bible call all Cretans liars? 'The logical role of the liar paradox in Titus 1:12,13: a dissent from the commentaries in the light of philosophical and logical analysis'; Retrospective re-appraisal: conceptual grammar and interdisciplinary research. Part IV Lexicography, Exegesis, and Reception History: Greek lexicography and context of argument: 'the 'interpretation' of tongues? A new suggestion in the light of Greek usage in Philo and Josephus'; Does lexicographical research yield 'Hebrew' and 'Greek' concepts of truth? How does this relate to notions of truth today?; Reception history or Wirkungsgeschichte? 'The Holy Spirit in

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