Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items

  • Keywords: Biblical exegesis x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction

Ryan Szpiech

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introduction lays out the key issues at stake in the study of medieval exegesis and in the comparative study of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions of scriptural commentary. It frames the ... More


Sources of Biblical Exegesis: An Ecumenical Enterprise

Adriaan C. Neele

in Before Jonathan Edwards: Sources of New England Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372621
eISBN:
9780199372645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372621.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

Edwards biblical exegesis is informed by early modern biblical interpreters of Scripture. This chapter will explore, first, the place of Poole’s Synopsis in the history of biblical exegesis, as well ... More


Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Henning Schmidgen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The French philosopher and sociologist Bruno Latour (*1947) is a major figure of contemporary thought. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Latourian oeuvre, from his early ... More


Sons of God, Daughters of Man, and the Formation of Human Society in Nahmanides’s Exegesis

Nina Caputo

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter considers the exegesis by thirteenth-century Catalan rabbi Moses ben Nahman (Nahmanides) of the charged scriptural verses at Genesis 6:1–4 (describing the coupling of the “sons of God” ... More


Exegesis as Autobiography: The Case of Guillaume De Bourges

Steven F. Kruger

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter looks at the biblical commentaries of the thirteenth-century Jew Guillaume de Bourges, converted to Christianity under the aegis of the archbishop of Bourges, Guillaume de Donjeon. By ... More


Traditional scriptural interpretation and sixteenth-century allegoresis: old and new

Margaret Christian

in Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical Exegesis: A Context for the Faerie Queene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719083846
eISBN:
9781526121042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083846.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Allegoresis is interpreting a text written with straightforward literal intent as if it were an allegory. In typology, a literal person or object is treated as an anticipatory example of someone or ... More


Exegesis and Ethnology

Henning Schmidgen

in Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter describes and analyses the context in which Latour received his academic training and wrote his first scientific papers. Latour studied philosophy at the university of Dijon from ... More


Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Ryan Szpiech (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Exegesis and scriptural commentary is at the heart of medieval Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions. Evolving in all three Abrahamic traditions as a multifaceted practice—at once social, ... More


Introduction

Henning Schmidgen

in Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The introduction spells out the general argument of the book. It presents Latour not as a sociologist and/or anthropologist but as an “empirical philosopher” crucially interested in the problem of ... More


Questions Concerning Technology

Henning Schmidgen

in Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

In the 1990s, Bruno Latour’s research interests shift from science to technology. At the same time, he puts forth his philosophical theory of modernity. This chapter shows Latour continues to ... More


Late Medieval Readings of the Strange Woman in Proverbs

Esperanza Alfonso

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This essay analyzes the exegetical treatment of one recurrent image from the book of Proverbs (2:16–19, 5:1–23, 6:20–31, and most significantly Chapter 7), that of the ishshah zarah (“strange ... More


The Coming Parliament

Henning Schmidgen

in Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Between 2000 and 2010, Bruno Latour starts to shape his general theory of “regimes of enunciation” or “truth production.” In addition to science and technology, he considers religion, law and other ... More


Creating Values: Critics, Literary Criticism, and the Classics

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Many poets and dramatists, such as John Dryden and the Earl of Roscommon, included literary criticism, or a critique of literary values, as part of their publications. Criticism took the form of ... More


A Philosopher in the Laboratory

Henning Schmidgen

in Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

After having completed some sociological and anthropological field work in Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Latour went to the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. Between 1975 and ... More


Introduction: Is Shylock Jewish?

Sara Coodin

in Is Shylock Jewish?: Citing Scripture and the Moral Agency of Shakespeare's Jews

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474418386
eISBN:
9781474434492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418386.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The introductory chapter of the book begins by acknowledging the long, painful historical legacy associated with Shakespeare’s Shylock, and his character’s deep imbrication with persistent and ... More


View: