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Bibil Identifier bibil:209961
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Letter to Titus in Recent Scholarship
Title (English, ) A Critical Overview
Author Genade, Aldred A.
Journal Currents in Biblical Research (Volume: 9, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 48-62 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract A review of literature over the last two decades suggests that the letter to Titus is inching away from the suffocating influence of the Timothean correspondence. Caged together with 1 and 2 Timothy, the individual voice of Titus went largely unappreciated. This trend is in decline. For example, scholars are now investigating the theology and structure ‘of Titus’ rather than of ‘the Pastorals’. Furthermore, even in terms of methodological interests, there seems to be a transition with at least one article applying rhetorical analysis to the text. This overview surveys these trends by engaging critically with the literature, highlighting the burgeoning appreciation for the individuality of the letter independent from 1 and 2 Timothy. While the trends are encouraging, the study reveals that comparatively little has been done. Put differently, it is hoped that this overview will stimulate further interest in the letter to Titus.
DOI 10.1177/1476993X09360726
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Pastoral Epistles : Epistle to Titus
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Synchronic Methods : Rhetorical Criticism
Genres Research History
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