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Hearing the New Testament: Strategies for Interpretation, 2nd ed.

Format: Digital
, 2010
ISBN: 9780802864208


In this text, a distinguished group of scholars introduces and illustrates the array of strategies and methods used in New Testament study today. Standard approaches—text criticism, historical methods, etc.—appear side by side with newer approaches—narrative criticism, Latino-Latina hermeneutics, theological interpretation of the New Testament, and more. First published in 1995, Hearing the New Testament is now revised and updated, including rewritten chapters, new chapters, and new suggestions for further reading.

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  • Introduces and illustrates the array of strategies and methods
  • Provides standard and newer approaches to theological interpretation
  • Includes revisions, updates, and new chapters
  • “The Challenge of Hearing the New Testament” by Joel B. Green
  • “Textual Criticism of the New Testament” by Bart D. Ehrman
  • “Historical Criticism and Social-Scientific Perspectives in New Testament Study” by Stephen C. Barton
  • “The Relevance of Extracanonical Jewish Texts to New Testament Study” by Richard Bauckham
  • “The Relevance of Greco-Roman Literature and Culture to New Testament Study” by Loveday C. A. Alexander
  • “Traditio-Historical Criticism” by Holly J. Carey
  • “The Use of the Old Testament by New Testament Writers” by Richard B. Hays and Joel B. Green
  • “Genre Analysis” by James L. Bailey
  • “Rhetorical Criticism” by C. Clifton Black
  • “Modern Linguistics and Word Study in the New Testament” by Max Turner
  • “Discourse Analysis and New Testament Interpretation” by Joel B. Green
  • “Narrative Criticism” by Mark Allan Powell
  • “The Reader in New Testament Interpretation” by Kevin J. Vanhoozer
  • “Feminist Criticism” by F. Scott Spencer
  • “African American Criticism” by Emerson B. Powery
  • “Latino/a Hermeneutics” by Efrain Agosto
  • “Reading the New Testament in Canonical Context” by Robert W. Wall
  • “The New Testament, Theology, and Ethics” by The New Testament, Theology, and Ethics” by Stephen E. Fowl
Highly recommended for supplementary reading in New Testament classes. Its general accuracy, moderation, freedom from bias, and concision are welcome.

Religious Studies Review

Beautifully written and edited, deceptively sophisticated, and uncommonly rich in insights into biblical interpretation.


Joel B. Green is professor of New Testament interpretation and associate dean for the Center of Advanced Theological Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.