In The Beginning Was The Word : an Introduction To Cross-Cultural Theology : Lectures, Courses, Articles /

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Author / Creator:Schmidt, Muhammad Wolfgang G. A., author.
Imprint:Hamburg : Disserta Verlag, [2019]
Description:1 online resource
Subject:Theology -- Methodology.
Theology, Doctrinal.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Systematic.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Theology, Doctrinal.
Theology -- Methodology.
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Varying Form of Title:Introduction To Cross-Cultural Theology : Lectures, Courses, Articles
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 3, 2019).
Other form:Print version: Schmidt, Muhammad Wolfgang G.A. In The Beginning Was The Word. Hamburg : Disserta Verlag, [2019] 3959354916 9783959354912
Table of Contents:
  • In The Beginning Was The Word. An Introduction To Cross-Cultural Theology. Lectures, Courses, Articles; Contents; German Editorial; English Editorial; Editor's Additional Note; 1 OLD TESTAMENT EXEGESIS; Contents; 1. The Need To Interpret the Bible; 2. Interpreting the Old Testament in Translation; 3. Literary Forms of the Old Testament; 4. Literary Forms and Interpretation; 5. Literary Forms and Inspiration; 6. Why Preachers and Teachers Should Apply the Genres of the Old Testament; 7. Identification Problems in OT Exegesis
  • 8. The Components of Narrative, including Structural Level and Stylistic/RhetoricalDevices9. Guidelines for Interpreting Narrative; 10. The text of Gen. 32:22-32 (Jacob wrestles with God).; 11. The Text of Gen. 32:22-32.; 12. How History Functions; 13. The Accuracy of Historical Narrative; 14. The interpretation of 2 Sam. 12:1-14; 15. How a Covenant Functions; 16. How Law Functions; 17. Exegesis of Old Testament Textual Portions; 18. Interpreting Oracles of Salvation; 19. Announcements of Judgment
  • Nahum; 20. Announcements of Judgment -Amos; 21. Apocalyptic
  • 22. The Application of Apocalyptic Texts to Contemporary Realities23. Some More Passages Exegeted; 24. "Lament"; 25. "Praise"; 26. "Proverb"; 27. "Non-Proverbial Wisdom"; 28. Exegesis Of Textual Portions Again; 2 NEW TESTAMENT EXEGESIS; Contents; 1. General Rules to Hermeneutics; 2. The Holy Spirit and Biblical Interpretation; 3. Meaning and Literary Forms; 4. Objections to the Reader as the Determiner of Meaning; 5. The Role of the Author in Biblical Composition; 6. Rules for Interpreting Prophecy; 7. Rules for Interpreting Idioms and Hyperbole; 8. Exegesis of New Testament Texts
  • 9. Interpreting Parables10. Introduction to the Interpretation of Narrative; 11. Interpreting Narrative; 12. The Occasion and Purpose of 1 Corinthians, Galatians, and Jude as revealed inthese texts: 1 Cor. 1:10-11; 7:1; Gal. 1:6-7; Jude 3-4; 13. The Occasion and Purpose of Colossians; 14 . The Occasion and Purpose of Philemon; 15 . The Occasion and Purpose of Philippians; 16. Exegesis and Application 1: Rev. 2:1-7; 17. Exegesis and Application 2: Rev. 2:8-11; 18. Exegesis and Application 3: Rev. 2:12-17; 3 NEW TESTAMENT THEOLOGICAL ISSUES; Contents; 1. The Portrait of the Church
  • 2. The Universality of the Gospel of Jesus Christ3. The Message of the Gospel of John; 4. Jesus as the Christ, Lord, and Son of God; 5. The Gospels
  • NOTES; 6. Jesus and Human Redemption; 4 SELECTED TOPICS OFCHURCH HISTORY; Contents; 1. The Church's Encounter with the Roman Empire; 2. Pagan Reaction to Christian Expansion and the End Result; 3. Manicheism; 4. The Age of Diocletian (270-305); 5. Gnosticism; 6. Challenges That Faced the Church in the Third Century; 7. The Trinitarian Controversy; 8. The Christological Controversy; 5 ISSUES OF COMPARATIVE RELIGION; Contents