Download PDF by Justin Langford: Defending Hope: Semiotics and Intertextuality in 1 Peter

By Justin Langford

ISBN-10: 1498265286

ISBN-13: 9781498265287

ISBN-10: 1620325470

ISBN-13: 9781620325476

many of the present scholarly literature on biblical intertextuality—or using the previous testomony within the New Testament—exhibits a excessive measure of variance concerning methodological procedure. the diversity of equipment hired clearly yields various effects. Semiotics, or the research of symptoms and the way they convey, bargains an street for impending intertextual references that specializes in conversation thought and that means. additionally, semiotic thought offers an overarching methodological framework for interpreting intertextual references. As such, a semiotic technique can help in developing higher methodological consistency and readability for this nuanced sector of recent testomony study.

The function of this e-book is to discover using semiotics as a plausible method of biblical intertextuality. The intertextual references to Isaiah in 1 Peter will function the try case for an program of the tactic. A semiotic process is promising since it deals an answer to the pervasive challenge of method in intertextual stories. in addition, the research of one Peter’s use of Isaiah offers a clean viewpoint on how Peter makes use of this significant resource within the development of his epistle and the verbal exchange of his message.

“The examine of semiotics offers an method of exegesis that specializes in the research of symptoms, verbal exchange conception, and which means which will supply a cohesive knowing of the way the recent testomony makes use of the previous testomony. protecting wish elucidates a technique for using semiotics in exegesis. Having laid out the strategy, Langford then offers pragmatic demonstration and alertness of one Peter’s use of Isaiah to convey wish to God’s humans in tribulation. Langford’s paintings on semiotics supplies us a promising new instrument in our arsenal of methodologies for intertextuality studies.”
—Craig rate, Professor of recent testomony and Greek, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

“In the maze of dialogue in regards to the nature of textuality and that means, Justin Langford attracts from the paintings of German semiotician Stefan Alkier as a fashion ahead. Langford presents a transparent precis of the fields of semiotics and intertextuality in addition to a synopsis of Alkier’s method, really because it used to be inspired by way of Charles Peirce and Umberto Eco. Alkier’s procedure utilized to Peter’s use of Isaiah offers clean perception into the functionality of these quotations inside of Peter’s argument.”
—Charlie Ray, affiliate Dean, examine Doctoral courses, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Justin Langford is Adjunct teacher of recent testomony at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

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