Reading the Gospels wisely : a narrative and theological introduction / Jonathan T. Pennington.Material type: TextGrand Rapids, MI : Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group, c2012Description: xiv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780801039379 (pbk.)Subject(s): Bible. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Gospels -- TheologyDDC classification: 226.066 PEN LOC classification: BS2555.52 | .P455 2012
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
What are the Gospels? defining "Gospel" -- What are the Gospels? understanding the "Gospel" genre -- Why do we need the Gospels? (or why Saint Paul is not enough) -- The joy and angst of having four Gospels -- Texts and history: the testimony of the fourfold witness -- Reading Holy Scripture well: three avenues -- Reading Holy Scripture well: intent, meaning, and posture -- Foundations for reading the Gospels well -- Reading the Gospels as stories: the "whatever strikes me" (WSM) hermeneutic versus narrative analysis -- Reading the Gospels as stories: circles of contextual meaning -- Summing it all up: applying and teaching the Gospels -- The Gospels as the archway of the canon.