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Methods for Luke


  • Page extent: 168 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.24 kg


 (ISBN-13: 9780521717816)

In Methods for Luke, four leading scholars demonstrate how different interpretive methods provide insight into the Gospel of Luke. Introducing contemporary perspectives on historical criticism, feminist criticism, narrative criticism, and Latino interpretation, they illustrate these approaches to New Testament study by examining either the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31) or Jesus' warning regarding the scribes and the story of the women with two small coins (Luke 20:45-21:4). The use of two 'set texts' enables readers to understand how method makes a difference in the reading of the same text.

• Up-to-date presentation of key methods in New Testament interpretation • The use of two 'set texts' allows readers to see the difference method makes in reading the same text • Contributors are experts in the use of the methods they represent and leading voices in Lukan scholarship


1. Reading Luke Joel B. Green; 2. Historical criticism Clare K. Rothschild; 3. Feminist criticism Turid Karlsen Seim; 4. Narrative criticism Joel B. Green; 5. A Latino perspective Justo L. González.


'[This book is] a good source of methodological knowledge for students of the New Testament, and a useful guide on how to interpret Luke's Gospel.' Krzysztof Mielcarek, The Biblical Annals


Joel B. Green, Clare K. Rothschild, Turid Karlsen Seim, Justo L. González

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