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Rhetoric of the Gospel, Second Edition Theological Artistry in the Gospels and Acts

ISBN-10: 066423822X

ISBN-13: 9780664238223

Edition: 2013

Authors: C. Clifton Black

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While most books on biblical rhetoric focus primarily on the epistles, this volume from prominent scholar C. Clifton Black considers the variety of rhetorical critical approaches now being applied to the Gospels (including Luke-Acts). This updated edition takes into account recent research since the first volume was published in 2001 and features two brand new chapters. Black provides an overview of the different forms of rhetorical criticism, with examples from the Gospel of John; studies of characterization in Matthew and Luke; an analysis of classical rhetorical criteria found in Mark and Luke-Acts; and an analysis of the rhetoric of the parables with implications for contemporary preaching.
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 8/12/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction
Rhetorical Questions in New Testament Study
The Gospels
Matthew's Characterization of Faith
An Oration at Olivet
Theophilus, Meet Theophrastus
"The Words That You Gave to Me I Have Given to Them"
The Acts of the Apostles
The Case of the Feckless Ficelle
The Rhetorical Form of the Early Christian Sermon
Preaching
Four Stations en Route to a Parabolic Homiletic
For the Preacher: Counsel from an Old Lawyer
Conclusion
Peroration
Bibliography
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Sources
Index of Ancient Terms
Index of Modern Authors and Subjects