The New Testament Interpreted: Essays in Honor of Bernard C. Lategan. Ed. Breytenbach, Cilliers. Brill, 2007. 417 pp.

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Series: Supplements to Novum Testamentum Editor: Cilliers Breytenbach, Johan C. Thom & Jeremy Punt Publisher: Brill (2007) Language: English Pages: 417 ISBN-10: 9004153047 ISBN-13: 9789004153042

CONTENTS

Preface ................................................... ix

PART ONE

INTERPRETATIONS OF THE INTERPRETER

D. J. Smit (University of Stellenbosch)

Interpreter interpreted: A readers' reception of Lategan's legacy ........................................ 3

G. Francois Wessels (University of Stellenbosch)

The historical Jesus and the letters of Paul: Revisiting Bernard C. Lategan's thesis ................ 27

Cilliers Breytenbach (Humboldt University at Berlin/University of Stellenbosch)

"Not according to human criteria": Bernard Lategan's reading of Galatians in a crumbling apartheid state .................................. 53

PART TWO

INTERPRETING THE NEW TESTAMENT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CHRISTIANITY IN ANTIQUITY

Jens Schroter (University of Leipzig)

New horizons in historical Jesus research? Hermeneutical considerations concerning the so-called "Third Quest" of the historical Jesus ....................... 71

Pieter F. Craffert (University of South Africa)

Multiple realities and historiography: Rethinking historical Jesus research ....................................... 87

PART THREE

INTERTEXTUALITY IN ANTIQUITY

Johann Cook (University of Stellenbosch)

Intertextual readings in the Septuagint ...................... 119

Gert J. Steyn (University of Pretoria) Torah quotations common to Philo, Hebrews, Clemens Romanus and Justin Martyr: What is the common denominator? ...... 135

Majella Franzmann (University of New England, Armidale) An "heretical" use of the New Testament: A Manichaean adaptation of Matt 6:19-20 in P. Kell. Copt. 32 ........................................................ 153

Annemare Kotze (University of Stellenbosch)

Augustine, Paul and the Manichees ........................... 163

PART FOUR

INTERPRETING THE NEW TESTAMENT IN AFRICA

Elna Mouton (University of Stellenbosch)

Interpreting the New Testament in Africa: Bernard Lategan on the threshold of diverse theological discourses .............................. 177

Jeremy Punt (University of Stellenbosch)

A politics of difference in the New Testament: Identity and the others in Paul ................................. 199

Maarman Samuel Tshehla (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg)

Selected 19th century Sesotho readings of the Bible: David Moiloa and the days of Basotho's ignorance ........................... 227

Jan Botha (University of Stellenbosch)

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The study of the New Testament in African Universities .................. 247

Piet J. Naude (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth)

The challenge of cultural justice under conditions of globalisation: Is the New Testament of any use? 267

PART FIVE

INTERPRETING THE NEW TESTAMENT AS LITERATURE

Johan C. Thom (University of Stellenbosch)

Dyads, triads and other compositional beasts in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) ......... 291

Detlev Dormeyer (University of Dortmund) Der gegenwartige Stand der Forschung zum Markus- Evangelium und die Frage nach der historischen und gegenwartigen Kontext-Plausibilitat .... 309

Bettina Fischer (University of Stellenbosch)

The chronotope and its discursive function in the Gospel of Luke .................................................... 325

Charles A. Wanamaker (University of Cape Town)

The power of the absent father: A socio-rhetorical analysis of 1 Corinthians 4:14-5:13 ................ 339

Pieter G. R. de Villiers (University of the Free State, Bloemfontein)

Wilhelm Bousset's commentary on Revelation and hermeneutical perspectives on the Revelation of John 365

List of contributors ............................. 391

Index of subjects and names ........... 395

Index of references discussed ......... 402