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Canons in conflict negotiating texts in true and false prophecy

James E. Brenneman 1954-


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  • Title:
    Canons in conflict negotiating texts in true and false prophecy
  • Author: James E. Brenneman 1954-
  • Description: Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction: Engaging the Battle; PART I: CONTRADICTION, COMMUNITY, AND CANON; 1 Contradiction and Intertextuality; Prophet against Prophet; Contradiction: The Nature of Reality and Canonical Process; Intertextuality and Canonical Hermeneutics; Conclusions: Canon and Chaos; 2 Reader Response and Community of Interpretation; The Bible as Story; Reader-Response Criticism; The Community of Interpretation; Conclusions: The Readers' Canon; 3 The Fall and Rise of Canons; The Fall of the Canon: The Problem of Canon; The Rise of Canons and Their Canonical Communities
    Conclusions: God and Canon PowerPART II: NEGOTIATING READINGS IN TRUE AND FALSE PROPHECY; 4 True and False Prophecy in Canonical Criticism; The Unfolding Story of Research in True and False Prophecy; The Ethos of Mythos and the Politics of Canon; Conclusions: Truth in Canon Politics; 5 Swords into Plowshares into Swords; Negotiating Readings: Rationale and Method; Tradition-Gestalt and the Reader; The Tradition-Gestalt of the Plowshare Passages; Canon as Function: Diachronic Readings of the Plowshare Passages; Canon as Context: Synchronic Reading of the Plowshare Passages
    Conclusions: Canon Hermeneutics6 A Final Reading: Which Prophet? Whose Truth?; Postscript: Instead of a Conclusion; ""Here I Stand"": Under the Authority of the Community; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
    This text examines current literary theory and theological discussions and then applies these theories to a consideration of true and false biblical prophecy to reach an integrative resolution of authority and canon in a pluralistic context.
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (247 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-45310-9;ISBN 0-19-535519-9;ISBN 0-585-16075-9
  • Subjects: Canon (Literature); Prophecy; Bible -- Canon; Bible -- Prophecies; Bible -- Hermeneutics; Bible -- Evidences, authority, etc; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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