Biblical exegesis without authorial intention? : interdisciplinary approaches to authorship and meaning / edited by Clarissa Breu.
- Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 
- Biblical interpretation series ; v. 172.
Biblical interpretation series ; volume 172
xii, 241 pages ; 25 cm.
- Bible -- Authorship.
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Postmodernism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- In 'Biblical Exegesis without Authorial Intention? Interdisciplinary Approaches to Authorship and Meaning', Clarissa Breu offers interdisciplinary contributions to the question of the author in biblical interpretation with a focus on "death of the author" theory. The wide range of approaches represented in the volume comprises mostly postmodern theory (e. g. Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Paul de Man, Julia Kristeva and Gilles Deleuze), but also the implied author and intentio operis. Furthermore, psychology, choreography, reader-response theories and anthropological studies are reflected. Inasmuch as the contributions demonstrate that biblical studies could utilize significantly more differentiated views on the author than are predominantly presumed within the discipline, it is an invitation to question the importance and place attributed to the author.
- Introduction: Authors dead and resurrected / Clarissa Breu
Exegesis without authorial intention? : on the role of the "author construct" in text interpretation / Sandra Heinen
Author, text, intention : a case study on the letter of James / Oda Wischmeyer
"And God was the text" : an essay on intentio operis and the Bible as the word of God / Jochen Flebbe
Authorship and/as intertext : Julia Kristeva and Paul de Man / Peter Clar
Between intention and reception : textual meaning-making in intersubjective perspective / Michal Beth Dinkler
Born-again Bibles : biblical studies after the "death of the author" / Hannah M. Strømmen
A Bible that expresses everything while communicating nothing : Deleuze and Guattari's cure for interpretosis / Stephen D. Moore
#John : author-names in Revelation and other New Testament texts / Clarissa Breu
Dying and rising with the author : specters of Paul and the material text / Gregory Peter Fewster
The good that I mean I do not say : meaning, intention, psychology and Romans 7 / A.K.M. Adam
Choreographing the unchoreographable : repetition and disappearance in the gospel of Mark / Henning Hupe.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Breu, Clarissa, editor.
- Other format:
- Online version: Biblical exegesis without authorial intention?
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