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Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton

Katharine J. Dell and Paul M. Joyce


Since the rise of critical biblical study in the nineteenth century, there has been a revolution in the way that we interpret the Bible and in the methods we employ to facilitate our reading. Professor John Barton has been a major recent influence upon such developments and this volume reflects upon his contribution. A generation of scholars has engaged with, adopted, and further developed Professor Barton's nuanced and careful explication of method, as exemplified particularly in his book Reading the Old Testament: Method in Biblical Study. The book divides into two parts. In the first, older ... More

Keywords: critical biblical study, Professor John Barton, Bible, textual criticism, source criticism, post-colonial readings

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199645534
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645534.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katharine J. Dell, editor
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge; Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge

Paul M. Joyce, editor
Samuel Davidson Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, King's College London

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