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Canon and Canonicity : The Formation and Use of Scripture

Thomassen, Einar


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    Canon and Canonicity : The Formation and Use of Scripture
  • Author: Thomassen, Einar
  • Description: Front cover -- Title page -- Colophone -- Contents -- Preface -- Einar Thomassen: Some Notes on the Development of Christian Ideas about a Canon -- The concept of ‘canon’ -- The canonical process in ancient Christianity: the proto-canonical phase -- The canonization phase -- Canon as tradition -- Canon as revealed text -- Conclusions -- Dimitris J. Kyrtatas: Historical Aspects of the Formation of the New Testament Canon -- George Aichele: Canon, Ideology, and the Emergence of an Imperial Church -- 1. The concept of canon -- 2. Canon and technology -- 3. Canon and ideology -- 4. From canon to classic -- Hugo Lundhaug: Canon and Interpretation: A Cognitive Perspective -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Canon and intertextuality -- 3. A cognitive approach -- 4. Canon and idealized cognitive models -- 5. Further control of Biblical interpretation: creeds and rules of faith -- 6. Canon and interpretive communities -- 7. Summary and conclusion -- Ingvild Sælid Gilhus: Contextualizing the Present, Manipulating the Past: Codex II from Nag Hammadi and the Challenge of Circumventing Canonicity -- Introduction -- Theoretical framework -- The composition of codex II -- Contextualizing the present -- The hypothesis of Michael Williams -- Jesus and the biblical demiurge -- Ascetic context -- Manipulating the past -- Circumventing canonicity? -- Implications -- Tomas Hägg: Canon Formation in Greek Literary Culture -- Polymnia Athanassiadi: Canonizing Platonism: The Fetters of Iamblichus -- Iamblichus of Chalcis (ca. 245-ca. 325) -- Plato the theologian -- The gods and the theologians: the Chaldaean Oracles and the Orphic Hymns -- Tarald Rasmussen: The Biblical Canon of the Lutheran Reformation -- The Word of God and philology -- The Word of God and church authority -- The Word of God and the biblical canon -- Subjectivity and the simple meaning of the text -- A new intertextuality -- Lutheran ideology and protestant reality -- The Protestant canon between ‘sacred text’ and ‘cultural text’ -- Lisbeth Mikaelsson: Verification of the Word of God in Missionary Autobiography -- Introduction -- The autobiographical witness -- The Word of God -- Norwegian mission -- The mission myth -- A box myth and biblical mimesis -- Divine communication with individuals -- Conclusion -- Karstein Hopland: ‘Word of God’ as World Construction: The Religious and Philosophical Fundamentalism of Ole Hallesby, Norway 1910-1950 -- Jostein Børtnes: Canon Formation and Canon Interpretation -- Symphonic and diaphonic discourse -- The formation of the Christian canon -- Canon as a secondary modelling system -- Canon closure and canon interpretation -- Biblical meaning construction -- In God’s image and likeness: the construction of a Christian anthropology -- Interpretations of godlikeness in patristic anthropology -- Godlikeness in the medieval western tradition -- Karl Barth and the heterosexualization of godlikeness -- Heterosexualization of godlikeness in the Catholic Church -- Contributors -- Bibliography -- .
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press
  • Identifier: E-ISBN: 9788763534307 ; ISBN: 9788763530279
  • Subjects: Bible -- Canon ; Canon (Literature) -- History
  • Language: English
  • Source: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA titles (ProQuest)

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