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New Testament

Robert Morgan

in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199254255
Published online April 2009 |

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

New Testament

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This chapter examines New Testament scholarship. It covers three periods labeled as times of continuation (1935-62), transition (1960s and 1970s), and innovation (1980-2005). The changing social, political, and economic environments are reflected in a tendency towards cautious theological synthesis in the first generation; theological radicalism, internationalism, and ecumenism in the second; and a new pluralism, including some retreat from or repudiation of theology, in the third.

Keywords: Bible; biblical scholarship; scripture; theological radicalism internationalism; ecumenism; pluralism

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Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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