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New Release: Paul and the Faithfulness of God by Wright

N. T. Wright is one of today’s most well-known and prolific NT scholars. His largest series, Christian Origins and the Question of God, has already seen three installments: The New Testament and the People of God, Jesus and the Victory of God, and The Resurrection of the Son of God. Wright originally intended his volume on Paul to be the third volume, but he decided to write a third work on the resurrection since he was criticized for seemingly downplaying…

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New Release: Festschrift for G. K. Beale

G. K. Beale has labored long and hard over explicit quotations of the OT in the NT as well as subtle allusions and “echoes.” He has exemplified a disciplined methodology for doing biblical theology and helped clarify the apostolic hermeneutic through his research. Many students, pastors, and scholars are indebted to Beale’s writings. Hendrickson has announced the release of a festschrift in honor of G. K. Beale (currently available to pre-order): Gladd, Benjamin L. and Daniel M. Gurtner. From Creation…

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Review: Introduction to Discourse Analysis by Gee

Gee, James Paul, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method. 3rd ed. New York: Routledge, 2011. 224 pp. This work provides a methodology for doing discourse analysis in terms of critically analyzing the use of language as saying, doing, and being (3). The author utilizes speech act theory as well as later Wittgenstein’s “language game” theory. Language games have rules that produce winners and losers; winners receive “social goods,” which are “anything some people in a society want and value”…

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Review: Analyzing Discourse by Dooley & Levinsohn

This work is brief and introductory, with most chapters spanning only 4-10 pages. It covers various concepts utilized in discourse analysis and uses language that is, for the most part, accessible for most readers. Chapters 1-4 cover respectively the four different dimensions of a text: (1) number of speakers (monologue or dialogue)….

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