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New Testament interpretation through rhetorical criticism

by George Alexander Kennedy

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. -- Language, style.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge A. Kennedy.
    SeriesStudies in religion, Studies in religion (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2385 .K39 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 171 p. ;
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3180940M
    ISBN 100807816019, 080784120X
    LC Control Number83023577

    This chapter starts with a brief description on how the New Testament came about after the Old Testament and what the consequences behind that establishment were. The four important Gospels of Mark, Luke, Matthew, and John and their contribution towards rhetorical standards are examined. The levels of styles related to these Gospels i.e. the elegant style of Luke, the .   Certainly not for a general reader, but directed more at upper level theology students and scholars, this is a helpful guide to rhetorical criticism, and its importance in New Testament studies. It is a bit dry at times, but elsewhere is fascinating, and illuminating/5.

    New Testament Interpretation through Rhetorical Criticism provides readers of the Bible with an important tool for understanding the Scriptures. Based on the theory and practice of Greek rhetoric in the New Testament, George Kennedy's approach acknowledges that New Testament writers wrote to persuade an audience of the truth of their : George A Kennedy. 5 Duane F. Watson and Alan J. Hauser, Rhetorical Criticism of the Bible: A Comprehensive Bibliography with Notes on History and Method (Leiden: Brill, ), For a detailed study of Melanchthon’s use of rhetorical criticism, see Carl Joachim Classen, Rhetorical Criticism of the New Testament (Boston: Brill, ), , File Size: KB.

      Rhetoric In the New Testament, Pt. 4 (Acts, Galatians, Thessalonians, Romans) Posted on August 9, by Tim Enloe George Kennedy analyzes several speeches by Peter in the Book of Acts, and finds significant rhetorical features in them. New Testament theology ought to be both descriptive and constructive-this is the argument of New Testament Theology: Extending the Table. According to Isaak, New Testament theology is descriptive in that it deals with the accounts that people narrate of their experience with Yahweh, the God of Israel, in the light of Easter.


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New Testament Interpretation through Rhetorical Criticism provides readers of the Bible with an important tool for understanding the Scriptures. Based on the theory and practice of Greek rhetoric in the New Testament, George Kennedy's approach acknowledges that New Testament writers wrote to persuade an audience of the truth of their by: Book Description: New Testament Interpretation through Rhetorical Criticismprovides readers of the Bible with an important tool for understanding the on the theory and practice of Greek rhetoric in the New Testament, George Kennedy's approach acknowledges that New Testament writers wrote to persuade an audience of the truth of their messages.

New Testament Interpretation through Rhetorical Criticism provides readers of the Bible with an important tool for understanding the Scriptures.

Based on the theory and practice of Greek rhetoric in the New Testament, George Kennedy's approach acknowledges that New Testament writers wrote to persuade an audience of the truth of their messages. New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism book.

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[George A Kennedy] -- This book provides readers of the Bible with an important tool for understanding the Scriptures. Based on the theory and practice of Greek rhetoric in. IN THIS JOURNAL. Journal Home. Browse Journal. Current IssueAuthor: Frank Kermode.

This book provides readers of the Bible with an important tool for understanding the Scriptures. Based on the theory and practice of Greek rhetoric in the New Testament, the book's approach acknowledges that New Testament writers wrote to persuade an audience of the truth of their messages.

These writers employed rhetorical conventions that were widely known and. New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism Kennedy, George A.

Published by The University of North Carolina Press Kennedy, George A. Description: New Testament Interpretation through Rhetorical Criticism provides readers of the Bible with an important tool for understanding the Scriptures. Based on the theory and practice of Greek rhetoric in the New Testament, George Kennedy's approach acknowledges that New Testament writers wrote to persuade an audience of the truth of.

Title: New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism By: George Alexander Kennedy Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: University of North Carolina Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X (inches) Weight: 7 ounces ISBN: X ISBN Stock No: WWPages: Biblical criticism is an umbrella term for those methods of studying the Bible that embrace two distinctive perspectives: the concern to avoid dogma and bias by applying a non-sectarian, reason-based judgment, and the reconstruction of history according to contemporary al criticism uses the grammar, structure, development, and relationship of.

book, New Testament Interpretation through Rhetorical Criticism, is now a watershed manual in New Testament rhetorical criticism. Both Betz and Kennedy attempt to show how the New Testament texts are examples of the art of ancient classical rhetoric and/or function in a manner similar to ancient classical rhetorical theory.

preferred by Wuellner "in which rhetorical criticism is identical with practical criticism" (). The specific model followed is the classical model of rhetorical criticism advocated by George A.

Kennedy, New Testament Interpretation through Rhetorical Criticism (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, ). He wrote, in New Testament Interpretation through Rhetorical Criticism, "For some readers of the Bible rhetorical criticism may have an appeal lacking to other modern critical approaches, in that it comes closer to explaining what they want explained in the text: not its sources, but its power." The book makes two important contributions.

The publication of George Kennedy's New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism marked the full realization of a growing trend in NT criticism, whereby scholars are beginning to look beyond the limitations of form- and source-criticism for another viable hermeneutical tool.

Rhetorical criticism has its origins in the classical canons Cited by:   20 George Kennedy, New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and London, England: The University of North Carolina Press, ), Chapter two is “Deliberative Rhetoric: The Sermon on the Mount, The Sermon on the Plain, and the Rhetoric of Jesus” ().

What are the opportunities and the limits of rhetorical criticism applied to biblical texts. Joachim Classen illustrates these aspects by examining Paul’s epistles, the four Gospels, and Melanchthon’s rhetorical interpretation of biblical and non-biblical texts.

In view of the current debate on the application of Greek and Roman rhetoric to biblical texts, C. Joachim Classen. Introduction. The study of the New Testament and early Christian texts has undergone major shifts in recent years. Discussion of such shifts has often focused on the “linguistic turn” and “poststructuralist” approaches that paved the way for scholars in the late s and s to reshape the interpretative landscape.

rhetorical criticism Examination of the devices employed to create a literary unit out of a piece of prose or poetry. Study of biblical books to assess them from this point of view asks how they accomplish their purpose in communication to the reader.

Kennedy’s methodology (presented in the following from his work, New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism) generally is a five-step process to research and develop the critical analysis of the book (or passage). The first step is that one needs to determine the boundaries of the rhetorical unit for analysis.Book Review: Narrative Criticism of the New Testament: An Introduction.

[REVIEW] Keith H. Reeves - - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 61 (4) Modern Doxa and the Rhetoric of Accent: Polanyian Rhetorical Analysis of Richard Rorty's Public Discourse.