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Scripture and the Sufficiency of Divine Speech

Timothy Ward.

in Word and Supplement

August 2002; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 23694 words.

In this chapter, speech act theory is outlined and then appropriated, especially in Wolterstorff's development of it, to provide a means by which an ontological link between God and...

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Scripture and the Sufficiency of the Text

Timothy Ward.

in Word and Supplement

August 2002; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 27359 words.

This chapter focuses on the Bible as text, constructing an approach to texts as in some way sufficient, and to the Bible as materially sufficient. The first section looks at two...

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The Scriptures and the Sufficiency of the Canon

Timothy Ward.

in Word and Supplement

August 2002; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 34805 words.

This chapter focuses on the Bible as canon, constructing an approach to a collection of texts as in some way sufficient, and to the Bible as formally sufficient. It examines the canonical...

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Second Period

Peter C. Hodgson.

in Lectures on New Testament Theology

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 47288 words.

Baur starts this period (AD 70–140) with the Epistle to the Hebrews, which, he says, mediates between Paul’s critique of Judaism and the apocalyptic writer’s embrace of it. It does so by...

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The Seven Pillars of Creation

William P. Brown.

January 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 352 pages.

Funded by the Henry Luce III Foundation, this study explores the significance of the ancient creation traditions of the Hebrew Bible in light of the discoveries and perspectives of science....

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Sin, Gender, and Empire

Matthew Croasmun.

in The Emergence of Sin

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 16775 words.

This chapter places Paul’s discourse of the “Body of Hamartia” within the context of various ancient discourses regarding the social body. These discourses are shown to be oriented around a...

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s/Sin

Matthew Croasmun.

in The Emergence of Sin

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 9023 words.

The problem of how to understand the personal language Paul uses to describe s/Sin is introduced. Literary personification is distinguished from what we might call “person-identification”...

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Taylor, Vincent (1887–1968), biblical scholar and theologian

Owen E. Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Theology. 1063 words.

Taylor, Vincent (1887–1968), biblical scholar and theologian, was born on 1 January 1887 at 148 Market Street, Edenfield, Lancashire, the son of Benjamin Taylor (d. c.1910), grocer, and his...

The Teaching of Jesus

Peter C. Hodgson.

in Lectures on New Testament Theology

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 30196 words.

The teaching of Jesus is the foundation and presupposition for all that belongs to the history of the development of Christian consciousness. His teaching is religion, not theology, and he...

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The Theological Frameworks of the Apostle Paul and the Book of Revelation

Peter C. Hodgson.

in Lectures on New Testament Theology

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 47012 words.

The transition from the teaching of Jesus to the theological frameworks of the Apostles is momentous. Because of Jesus’ death and resurrection, Christianity assumes an essentially different...

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Third Period

Peter C. Hodgson.

in Lectures on New Testament Theology

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 30357 words.

The third period falls into the latter part of the second century. Baur’s first book in NT studies was on the Pastoral Epistles (1 and 2 Timothy and Titus); he concluded that these Epistles...

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Thorndike, Herbert (bap. 1597?, d. 1672), biblical scholar and theologian

W. B. Patterson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Theology. 3170 words.

Thorndike, Herbert (bap. 1597?, d. 1672), biblical scholar and theologian, was probably baptized on 16 April 1597 at Cumberworth, Lincolnshire, the third of four sons of Francis Thorndike (dnull...

The Trinity

Edited by Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall SJ and Gerald O'Collins SJ.

February 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Theology; Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 422 pages.

After the introductory survey (O’Collins), this collection moves from first‐century biblical questions (Evans, Fee, and Segal), through the classical contribution to trinitarian thought of...

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Word and Supplement

Timothy Ward.

August 2002; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 344 pages.

What are Christians saying when they call the Bible the Word of God? How is that statement to be understood in relation to postmodernity's suspicion of meaning? This book tackles these...

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