Interpretation and the Claims of the Text: Resourcing New Testament Theology by Jason A. WhitlarkInterpretation and the Claims of the Text: Resourcing New Testament Theology by Jason A. Whitlark

Interpretation and the Claims of the Text: Resourcing New Testament Theology

EditorJason A. Whitlark, Bruce W. Longenecker, Lidija Novakovic

Hardcover | March 11, 2014

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Interpretation and the Claims of the Text combines the writings of more than a dozen prominent biblical scholars to elucidate the theological building blocks for the New Testament. Beverly Roberts Gaventa, Mikeal C. Parsons, Jason A. Whitlark, Loveday Alexander, Warren Carter, Sharyn Dowd, Amy-Jill Levine, Bruce W. Longenecker, Frank J. Matera, David P. Moessner, Alicia D. Myers, Lidija Novakovic, Todd D. Still, C. Clifton Black, and R. Alan Culpepper chart the waters of creation and humanity, the problems of sin, Christ's redemptive power, and God's overarching plan for humankind. Students and scholars alike will benefit from their exegetical groundwork, perceptive discussion, and enlightening conclusions. Interpretations and the Claims of the Text illuminates multiple points of departure for further exploration of the depths of New Testament texts.
Jason A. Whitlark is Assistant Professor of New Testament, Baylor University.Bruce W. Longenecker is Professor of New Testament and W.W. Melton Chair of Religion, Department of Religion, Baylor University.Lidija Novakovic is Associate Professor of Religion, Baylor University.Mikeal C. Parsons is Professor and Macon Chair in Religion, B...
Title:Interpretation and the Claims of the Text: Resourcing New Testament TheologyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:310 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:March 11, 2014Publisher:Baylor University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:148130030X

ISBN - 13:9781481300308


Table of Contents


1 Interpreting the Claims of the New Testament: The Life and Scholarship of Charles H. Talbert

Sharyn Dowd and Alicia D. Myers

Claims about God

2 The God Who Raised Jesus from the Dead: Toward a Theology of Resurrection

Lidija Novakovic

3 The "Glory of God" in Paul's Letter to the Romans

Beverly Roberts Gaventa

Claims about the Human Condition

4 "The World Was My Oyster but I Used the Wrong Fork" (Oscar Wilde): The Parable of the Pearl Reopened

Amy-Jill Levine

5 The Problem of Evil in the Gospel of John

R. Alan Culpepper

6 Placing Pain in a Pauline Frame: Considering Suffering in Romans 5 and 8

Todd D. Still

Claims about Creation and Human Destiny

7 Endzeit als Urzeit: Mark and Creation Theology

C. Clifton Black

8 Conformed to the Image of God's Own Son: The Goal of God's Redemptive Plan according to the Pauline Epistles

Frank J. Matera

9 Cosmology and the Perfection of Humanity in Hebrews

Jason A. Whitlark

Claims about the Christian Community

10 Luke and the Heritage of Israel

Mikeal C. Parsons

11 The Love of God (Romans 5:5): Expansive Syntax and Theological Polyvalence

Bruce W. Longenecker

12 Diakonia, the Ephesian Comma, and the Ministry of All Believers

Loveday Alexander

13 The Living Resources of Early Christology: Papias and the Gospel of Mark

David P. Moessner

Claims about Empire

14 The Question of the State and the State of the Question: The Roman Empire and New Testament Theologies

Warren Carter



List of Contributors

Index of Primary Sources

Index of Modern Authors