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Rhetorical criticism in New Testament research

Date: 1.1.1994-31.7.1996
Code: 2340
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Theology (TF), Dept. of Exegetics
Address: Biskopsgatan 16, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-2-2154 282
Fax +358-2-2154 835
E-mail Lauri.Thuren@abo.fi
Project leader: TD Lauri Thuren, forskare (1.1.1994-31.7.1996)
Type of research: 0 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
Finnish funding organizations: Finlands Akademi () FIM
Man months: Totally: 31 months
Contacts: "Rhetoric and religion", Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Keywords: exegetik, metodolgi, retorisk kritik, eksegetiikka, metodologia, retoorinen kritiikki, retorik, exegetik, nytestamentlig teologi, rhetorical criticism, New Testament theology, , ,

The aim of the project is to develop one of the most important new methods in new testament scholarship, rhetorical criticism, and apply it to a central topic, the Theology of Paul.The method, called "derhetorization" seeks to intergrate the rhetorical, dynamic perspective into traditional "historical-critical" approaches.This for the project has produced several articles in international journals and one monograph.Another monograph is under construction.

Publication(s)

22.3.1996 / 24.3.1998