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Bibil Identifier bibil:202295
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Orality and the Gospels: A Survey of Recent Research
Author Iverson, Kelly R.
Journal Currents in Biblical Research (Volume: 8, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language English
Pages 71-106 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In the last thirty years there have been significant developments in the application of orality studies to the Gospels. The objective of this article is to provide an overview of the field through a survey of its leading proponents, including Werner Kelber, Joanna Dewey, Paul Achtemeier, Peter Botha, Richard Horsley and Jonathan Draper, Kenneth Bailey, James Dunn, Richard Bauckham, David Rhoads and Whitney Shiner. The essay begins with a discussion of several foundational studies, before turning specifically to the reconception of orality and the implication of this research for the Gospels. The study concludes that, while an appreciation of orality has made inroads into certain segments of Gospels research, it remains a neglected and underexploited dimension of NT interpretation.
DOI 10.1177/1476993X09341489
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Orality/Writing
Genres Research History
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