New Testament and the Church: Essays in Honour of John Muddiman
New Testament and the Church: Essays in Honour of John Muddiman

New Testament and the Church: Essays in Honour of John Muddiman

in The Library of New Testament Studies

by Rowan Williams, Robert C. Morgan, Eric Eve, Mark Goodacre, Richard Ounsworth, Teresa Morgan, Christopher Rowland, Peter Groves, Nicholas King, Christopher Hill, Philip Kennedy, Mark J. Edwards, and John Barton

Pages 256
Publisher T&T Clark
Published 2015
ISBN-13 9780567660374
John Barton and Peter Groves present a range of chapters by leading scholarly voices from the worlds of biblical studies and the Church, looking at the study of the New Testament within and around the Church and the impact it has had and can have on Christian theology.

The essays in the volume adopt a style of critical engagement with biblical texts, through the prism of a modern and living Church. The focus of the volume is thus not only upon the New Testament itself, but upon how reading the New Testament is important for dialogue within the Church and within Christian denominations. Among the highly distinguished contributors are John Barton, Eric Eve, Mark Goodacre, Christopher Rowland, and Rowan Williams.

  • Table Of Contents
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • 1. Dickensian theology and Trinitarian priesthood Rowan Williams, Magdalene College Cambridge, UK
  • 2. Four more endings for Mark Robert Morgan, University of Oxford, UK
  • 3. Signs and Syncriseis in John and the Wisdom of Solomon Eric Eve, University of Oxford, UK.
  • 4. Parable and Allegory Revisited: C. H. Dodd, Augustine and the Good Samaritan Mark Goodacre, Duke University, USA
  • 5. Apart from God: Hebrews 2.9 and the soteriological journey of the Son in the Ecclesiology of Hebrews Richard Ounsworth, Blackfriars, University of Oxford, UK
  • 6. Roman's progress: lived religion in New Testament times Teresa Morgan, University of Oxford, UK
  • 7. The future of Biblical Studies in Higher Education Christopher Rowland, University of Oxford, UK
  • 8. 'Before this they had been enemies': Studying the Bible and preaching the Scriptures Peter Groves, Parish Priest of St Mary Magdalen, Oxford, UK
  • 9. What happens when Catholics read the Bible? A dialogue with John Muddiman Nicholas King, Campion Hall, University of Oxford, UK
  • 10. Ecumenical Agreement and the Caroline Divines: Archbishop Harry McAdoo and an irenic response to controversialism. Rt Revd Christopher Hill, Bishop Emeritus of Guildford, UK
  • 11. 'Saying the same thing by saying something different': Ephesians, the Church and Vatican II Philip Kennedy, University of Oxford, UK
  • 12. Austin Farrer: Anglican genius Mark Edwards, University of Oxford, UK.
  • 13. Austin Farrer's Sermons John Barton, University of Oxford, UK
  • Bibliography
  • Indexes

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