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Dictionary of New Testament Background

Dictionary of New Testament Background

by Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. Porter

Cultural background is an important but often unexamined factor that shapes and influences any piece of writing. The Bible is no different. In the New Testament, gospel and epistle writers used expressions and ideas they knew would be familiar to their readers. Jesus himself spoke in parables that drew heavily on the common experiences of his audience. &… Read more…

Interpretation for Preaching and Teaching: An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

Interpretation for Preaching and Teaching: An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

by Stanley E. Porter

Renowned biblical scholar Stanley Porter offers an accessible introduction to hermeneutics to help students and pastors better interpret and understand God's Word.Interpretation for Preaching and Teaching focuses on various levels of interpretation and proclamation, which are arranged in a necessary hierarchy: language and linguistics, the biblical text,… Read more…

Origins of New Testament Christology: An Introduction to the Traditions and Titles Applied to Jesus

Origins of New Testament Christology: An Introduction to the Traditions and Titles Applied to Jesus

by Stanley E. Porter and Bryan R. Dyer

The early followers of Jesus drew from Jewish and Greco-Roman traditions and titles to help them understand and articulate who Jesus was. This book opens a window into the Christology of the first century by helping readers understand the eleven most significant titles for Jesus in the New Testament: Lord, Son of Man, Messiah, Prophet, Suffering Servant, Son… Read more…

The Apostle Paul: His Life, Thought, and Letters

The Apostle Paul: His Life, Thought, and Letters

by Stanley E. Porter

In this comprehensive introduction to the apostle Paul, Stanley Porter devotes serious consideration both to the background and major contours of Paul’s thought and to the unique contributions of each of his letters.   Porter begins by introducing the Pauline tradition and outlining the basics of Paul’s life, the chronology of his ministry, … Read more…

The Synoptic Problem: Four Views

The Synoptic Problem: Four Views

by Stanley E. Porter and Bryan R. Dyer

Leading Scholars Debate a Key New Testament TopicThe relationship between Matthew, Mark, and Luke is one of the most contested topics in Gospel studies. How do we account for the close similarities--and differences--in the Synoptic Gospels? In the last few decades, the standard answers to the typical questions regarding the Synoptic Problem have come under f… Read more…

Sacred Tradition in the New Testament: Tracing Old Testament Themes in the Gospels and Epistles

Sacred Tradition in the New Testament: Tracing Old Testament Themes in the Gospels and Epistles

by Stanley E. Porter

Leading biblical scholar Stanley Porter critiques the state of research regarding the New Testament's use of the Old Testament and sacred traditions. He provides needed orientation for readers interested in New Testament references to themes such as "son of man" and "suffering servant" as well as the faith of Abraham and the Passover.… Read more…

John, His Gospel, and Jesus: In Pursuit of the Johannine Voice

John, His Gospel, and Jesus: In Pursuit of the Johannine Voice

by Stanley E. Porter

Captures John's unique perspective and voice in the wider field of Jesus studies In this volume Stanley Porter tackles a variety of important and often highly contentious topics within the Gospel of John as a means of defining and capturing the distinctive Johannine voice. Subjects discussed include John in relation to competing Gospels, the public procl… Read more…

Linguistic Analysis of the Greek New Testament: Studies in Tools, Methods, and Practice

Linguistic Analysis of the Greek New Testament: Studies in Tools, Methods, and Practice

by Stanley E. Porter

In this volume, a leading expert brings readers up to date on the latest advances in New Testament Greek linguistics. Stanley Porter brings together a number of different studies of the Greek of the New Testament under three headings: texts and tools for analysis, approaching analysis, and doing analysis. He deals with a variety of New Testament texts, inclu… Read more…

How We Got the New Testament (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology): Text, Transmission, Translation

How We Got the New Testament (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology): Text, Transmission, Translation

by Stanley E. Porter, Craig Evans and Lee McDonald

A recognized expert in New Testament Greek offers a historical understanding of the writing, transmission, and translation of the New Testament and provides cutting-edge insights into how we got the New Testament in its ancient Greek and modern English forms. In part responding to those who question the New Testament's reliability, Stanley Porter rigorou… Read more…

The Future of Biblical Interpretation: Responsible Plurality in Biblical Hermeneutics

The Future of Biblical Interpretation: Responsible Plurality in Biblical Hermeneutics

by Stanley E. Porter, Stanley E. PorterJr. and Matthew R. Malcolm

Preaching's Preacher's Guide to the Best Bible Reference for 2014 (Scripture/Hermeneutics)The Bible encompasses a plurality of voices, not only in genre but in perspective. And not surprisingly, interpreters of the Bible have generated a plurality of interpretations. How might biblical scholars work responsibly with and within this plurality? And wha… Read more…

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Horizons in Hermeneutics: A Festschrift in Honor of Anthony C. Thiselton

Horizons in Hermeneutics: A Festschrift in Honor of Anthony C. Thiselton

by Stanley E. Porter, Stanley C. Porter and Matthew Malcolm

From essays that focus on the horizon of the text through to essays that consider the horizon of the twenty-first century church, this collection invites reflection on the illumination that hermeneutical awareness brings to biblical interpretation. This Festschrift in honor of Anthony C. Thiselton aims to consider, exemplify, and build upon his insights in p… Read more…

Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views

Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views

by Stanley E. Porter, Stanley E. PorterJr. and Beth M. Stovell

In this Spectrum Multiview volume five experts in biblical hermeneutics gather to state and defend their approach to the discipline. Contributors include:Craig Blomberg with the historical-critical/grammatical approachRichard Gaffin with the redemptive-historical approachScott Spencer with the literary/postmodern approachRobert Wall with the canonical approa… Read more…

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