New Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors

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Westminster John Knox Press, 2002 - Religion - 195 pages
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Building on the belief that the task of exegesis is to understand the divine-human intention locked within the biblical text, Gordon Fee provides a lucid step-by-step analysis of exegetical procedures that has made New Testament Exegesis a standard textbook for nearly two decades. Now more than ever, with an updated, newly integrated bibliography and an appendix directly addressing reader-response criticism, this essential, classic guide will assist students, scholars, and clergy in coming to grips with the New Testament.

 

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A Good Introductory Manual

User Review  - New Dawn Management LLC - Christianbook.com

Overall, I found this book a good introduction to the process of exegesis. However, the manner in which the information is explained was (at times) a bit confusing for the beginning pastor and / or ... Read full review

Good for Greek and English Exegesis

User Review  - winterchic - Overstock.com

The purpose of this book is to explain how to do New Testament Greek exegesis. However it also outlines the same material for English only users. I received it in a very timely manner. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Guide for Full Exegesis
5
Exegesis and the Original Text
39
The Structural Analysis
41
Establishing the Text
59
The Analysis of Grammar
71
The Analysis of Words
79
HistoricalCultural Background
96
The Analysis of a Pericope
112
Short Guide
133
Aids and Resources for the Steps in Exegesis
155
Appendix
181
Index of Authors
187
Index of Scripture Passages
193
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Gordon D. Fee is Professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

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