Reading The Bible Intertextually by Richard B. HaysReading The Bible Intertextually by Richard B. Hays

Reading The Bible Intertextually

EditorRichard B. Hays, Stefan Alkier, Leroy A. Huizenga

Paperback | April 23, 2015

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Reading the Bible Intertextually explores the revisionary hermeneutical practices of the writers of the four gospels. Each of the contributors examines the distinctive ways that the canonical evangelists put a particular "spin" on the story of Jesus through rereading the Old Testament in different ways. In addition, the evangelists' different ways of reading Israel's Scripture are correlated with different visions for the embodied life of the community of Jesus' followers. This is an exciting new reading of the gospels, bringing interdisciplinary and intertextual readings to the texts, articulated by some of the most brilliant New Testament scholars of our time.
Richard B. Hays (Ph.D., Emory University) is George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament, Duke Divinity School. His publications include Reading Backwards (2014) and Revelation and the Politics of Apocalyptic Interpretation (edited with Stefan Alkier, 2012).Stefan Alkier is Professor of New Testament and the History of the Early ...
Title:Reading The Bible IntertextuallyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:350 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:April 23, 2015Publisher:Baylor University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1481303554

ISBN - 13:9781481303552


Table of Contents

Foreword to the German Edition

Stefan Alkier and Richard B. Hays

Foreword to the English Edition

Richard B. Hays

Intertextual Interpretation of Biblical Texts

The Bible in Dialogue and the Problem of Hardening in Mark 4: Intertextuality within the Framework of a Categorical Semiotics of Biblical Texts, Stefan Alkier

Intertextuality and Historical Approaches to the Use of Scripture in the New Testament, Steve Moyise

How Does God Act? Intertextual Readings of 1 Corinthians 10, Michael Schneider

Allegorical Reading and Intertextuality: Narrative Abbreviations of the Adam Story in Paul (Rom 1:18-28), Eckart Reinmuth

The Matthean Jesus and the Isaac of the Early Jewish Encyclopedia, Leroy Andrew Huizenga

Paul as User, Interpreter and Reader of the Book of Isaiah, Florian Wilk

The Liberation of Israel in Luke-Acts: Intertextual Narration as Countercultural Practice, Richard B. Hays

Psalm 113 and the Song of Hannah (1 Sam 2:1?10): A Paradigm for Intertextual Reading?, Marianne Grohmann

Intertextual Interpretation Outside the Boundaries of the Canon

Canon as Intertext: Restraint or Liberation?, George Aichele

Christian Apocalypses and their Mimetic Potential in Pagan Education: A Contribution concerning Lucian's True History, Peter von Möllendorf

Nonnus and his Tradition, Tomas A. Schmitz

Literary Reading(s) of the Bible: Aspects of a Semiotic Conception of Intertextuality and Intertextual Analysis of Texts, Magdolna Orosz

Reading the Bible in the Context of "Thick Description": Reflections of a Practical Theologian on a Phenomenological Concept of Contextuality, Hans-Günter

Semiotics, Intertextuality and New Testament Studies

New Testament Studies on the basis of Categorical Semiotics: A Conception, Stefan Alkier


Editorial Reviews

"This volume will provide important grist for the mill for those interested in biblical hermeneutics."Gary A. Anderson, Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, University of Notre Dame"This welcome collection of essays marks a noteworthy contribution to the study of intertextual dimensions of biblical interpretation."A. K. M. Adam, Professor of New Testament, Bowdoin College"A rich and dense resource, this book takes seriously its interdisciplinary aim."Alison M. Jack, Journal for the Study of the New Testament