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Author Evans, Robert (Robert Charles), 1955-
Title Reception History, Tradition and Biblical Interpretation : Gadamer and Jauss in Current Practice.
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014.

Author Evans, Robert (Robert Charles), 1955-
Series The Library of New Testament Studies
Library of New Testament studies.
Subject Gadamer, Hans-Georg, 1900-2002.
Bible -- Marginal readings.
Bible. New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Description 1 online resource (327 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Contents Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Glossary of Key Hermeneutical Terms; Chapter 1 -- INTRODUCTION: IMPULSES AND PARAMETERS OF THIS STUDY; 1.1. Reception history: the terms in use; 1.2. The case study; 1.3. The argument; Chapter 2 -- RECEPTION HISTORY AND HISTORICAL-CRITICAL EXEGESIS; 2.1. Introduction: 'the end of historical-critical method'; 2.2. 'One phase in the process of understanding'; 2.3. The reconstruction of the 'horizon of expectation'; 2.4. The contested 'priority' of historical-critical interpretation; 2.5. Interim summary.
Chapter 3 -- THE CASE STUDY AND HISTORICAL-CRITICAL TOOLS: GENRE AND THE ERWARTUNGSHORIZONT3.1. Introduction; 3.2. The genre of letter, with a focus on Romans; 3.3. The genre of paraenesis; 3.4. The genre of Haustafel; Chapter 4 -- THE CASE STUDY AND HISTORICAL-CRITICAL TOOLS: LEXIS AND THE ERWARTUNGSHORIZONT; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Hupotassein in Greek literature; and the influence of Psalm 8.6; 4.3. Hupotassein and indicative statements in Pauline texts; 4.4. Be subject to the governing authorities; 4.5. Wives, be subject; 4.6. Be subject to one another.
4.7. Hupotassein and the rest of the New Testament4.8. Interim case-study evaluation (Chapters 3 and 4); Chapter 5 -- THE CASE STUDY AND HISTORICAL-CRITICAL TOOLS: SOCIO-HISTORICAL SETTING AND THE ERWARTUNGSHORIZONT; 5.1. Introduction; 5.2. Romans 13.1; 5.3. Colossians 3.18 and Ephesians 5.21-22; 5.4. Interim case-study evaluation; Chapter 6 -- RECEPTION HISTORY AND THE PROGRESSIVE PROCESS; 6.1. Introduction: what process?; 6.2. 'Structures of exemplary character'; 6.3. 'Acceptable limits of diversity'; 6.4. The 'horizon of lived praxis'; 6.5. Interim summary.
Chapter 7 -- THE CASE STUDY: CONTOURS OF A TRADITION IN THE CHURCH7.1. Introduction; 7.2. Patristic reception; 7.3. Scholastic and Reformation reception; 7.4. Subsequent tradition and application; 7.5. Interim case-study evaluation; Chapter 8 -- THE CASE STUDY: CONTOURS OF A TRADITION IN LITERATURE; 8.1. Introduction; 8.2. Contours of the earlier tradition; 8.3. Middle English drama and poetry; 8.4. Early modern drama, poetry and polemic; 8.5. Nineteenth-century novels; 8.6. Twentieth-century novels and a twenty-first-century TV drama; 8.7. Interim case-study evaluation.
Chapter 9 -- RECEPTION HISTORY AND THEOLOGICAL HERMENEUTICS9.1. Introduction: whose tradition?; 9.2. Subjectivism, and authorial intention; 9.3. Participation in the evolution of tradition; 9.4. Interim summary; Chapter 10 -- THE CASE STUDY AND THEOLOGICAL HERMENEUTICS; 10.1. Introduction; 10.2. 'Specific warrants'; 10.3. Pauline texts 'rooted in Pauline theology'; 10.4. 'Conscious' and 'unconscious' authorial intention; 10.5. The Trinity, the cross, and subordination; 10.6. Interim case-study evaluation; Chapter 11 -- CONCLUSION; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary This study seeks to make a contribution to current debates about the nature of Wirkungsgeschichte or reception history and its place in contemporary Biblical Studies. The author addresses three crucial questions: the relationship between reception history and historical-critical exegesis; the form of reception history itself, with a focus on the issue of which acts of reception are selected and valorized; and the role of tradition, pre-judgements and theology in relation to reception history. Disagreements about these matters contribute to what many characterise as the fragmentation of the dis.
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ISBN 9780567655424 (electronic bk.)
0567655423 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 882779189
Additional Format Print version: Evans, Robert. Reception History, Tradition and Biblical Interpretation : Gadamer and Jauss in Current Practice. London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2014 9780567655400

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