Structural exegesis for New Testament critics /

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Author / Creator:Patte, Daniel.
Imprint:Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©1990.
Description:x, 134 pages ; 21 cm.
Language:English
Series:Guides to biblical scholarship. New Testament series
Guides to biblical scholarship. New Testament series.
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Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/13244317
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ISBN:0800623967
9780800623968
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-134).
committed to retain from JKM Seminaries Library 2023 JKM University of Chicago Library
Other form:Online version: Patte, Daniel. Structural exegesis for New Testament critics. Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©1990
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The multifold theoretical basis of structural exegesis and the quest for meta-theories
  • The multiplication of structural exegetical methods and the quest for their interrelations
  • Part One: Initiation: Structural exegesis of John 3:1-21
  • 1. Beginning a structural exegesis (step 1)
  • Methodological considerations: the need for a complete discourse unit
  • Exegetical example 1: John 4:4-42 and John 10:1-18 as complete discourse (sub- )units
  • Exegetical example 2: John 3:1-21 as a complete discourse unit
  • Conclusion: The theme of a religious discourse unit as reflecting the author's faith
  • 2. The formal steps of a structural exegesis (steps 2, 3, and 4)
  • Methodological considerations: Explicit oppositions of actions as expressing the author's faith
  • The six steps of a structural exegesis of a discourse unit
  • Step 2: Identifying explicit oppositions of actions in John 3:1-21
  • Step 3: The convictions expressed by the subjects of opposed actions in John 3:1-21
  • Step 4: The convictions expressed by the effects of opposed actions upon receivers in John 3:1-21
  • 3. The concluding steps of a structural exegesis (steps 5 and 6)
  • Step 5: The pattern of the system of convictions expressed in John 3:1-21
  • Step 6: Discerning the specific features of the discourse unit.
  • Part Two: Exercises in structural exegesis
  • John 4:4-42 and Luke 10:21-42
  • 4. First exercise in structural exegesis John 4:4-42
  • Steps 3 and 4: The convictions expressed by the subjects and receivers of opposed actions in John 4:4-42
  • Step 5: The pattern of the system of convictions expressed in John 4:4-42
  • Conclusion: A comparison of the patterns of convictions in John 4:4-42 and John 3:1-21
  • 5. Second exercise in structural exegesis Luke 10:21-42
  • Step 1: Luke 10:21-42 as a complete discourse unit
  • steps 2, 3, and 4: Identification of the convictions expressed in Luke 10:21-42
  • Step 5: The pattern of the system of convictions expressed in Luke 10:21-42
  • Conclusion
  • The different faith-patterns of New Testament texts
  • A comparison of John's and Luke's faith-patterns
  • Results of a structural exegesis.