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Green, Joel B. 1956-

Works: 90 works in 358 publications in 4 languages and 13,447 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Commentaries  Reference works  Introductions  History  Prophecies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
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Most widely held works by Joel B Green
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels by Joel B Green( Book )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regrettably, while the general populace on both sides of the Atlantic have been exposed to the sensationalism of such projects as the Jesus Seminar and Jesus: The Evidence, no major undertaking has made available to the larger church the representative scholarship of students of Jesus and the Gospels which is both critically responsible and theologically evangelical. The Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels has been prepared to meet such needs as these. For students it provides introductory discussions and comprehensive surveys. For pastors and teachers it provides reliable and readable information. For theologians and biblical scholars it provides up-to-date reviews. - Preface
The Gospel of Luke by Joel B Green( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This highly original commentary on the Gospel of Luke is unique for the way it combines concerns with first-century culture in the Roman world with understanding the text of Luke as a wholistic, historical narrative. Focusing primarily on how each episode functions within Luke's narrative development, Joel B. Green provides countless fresh perspectives on and new insights into the Third Gospel. His extended examination of Luke's literary art and Luke's narrative theology allows the Evangelist to address clearly and convincingly both ancient and contemporary readers."--Jacket
Reading Scripture as Wesleyans by Joel B Green( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel Green, summarizes Wesley's understanding of key themes and topics of key books of the New Testament. Using brief excerpts from Wesley's writings (in updated language), Dr. Green explains the importance of Wesley's thinking as it directly applies to everyday life and faithful practice. --from publisher description
The theology of the gospel of Luke by Joel B Green( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gospel of Luke, often mined for information about the life of Jesus, is also one of the earliest Christian examples of narrative theology. Unlike some writers of New Testament books, Luke has engaged in the theological task by shaping a narrative representation of the coming and mission of Jesus. In doing so, he goes to great lengths to ground the work of Jesus in the continuing story of God's redemptive plan, especially witnessed in the Scriptures, and he also emphasises the ongoing character of that story, with the result that Luke's audience is challenged to discern the purpose of God in order that they may embrace it and order their lives around it. This exploration of the way in which Luke accomplishes his theological task in the first century is both informative and illuminating for contemporary readers seeking approaches to cultural criticism and constructive theology today
Hearing the New Testament : strategies for interpretation( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A distinguished group of scholars here introduces and illustrates the array of strategies and methods used in New Testament study today. Standard approaches - text criticism, historical methods, etc. - appear side by side with newer approaches - narrative criticism, Latino-Latina hermeneutics, theological interpretation of the New Testament, and more. First published in 1995, Hearing the New Testament is now revised and updated, including rewritten chapters, new chapters, and new suggestions for further reading."--Back cover
Recovering the scandal of the cross : atonement in New Testament & contemporary contexts by Mark D Baker( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cross is the defining symbol of the Christian faith. Yet the Roman cross was first and foremost an instrument of cruel, shameful and violent execution. Early Christians quickly recognized the atoning significance of the cross of Christ, and it resonated deeply with their experience of salvation. But the cross remained a blessing framed by scandal, an epochal and yet mysterious event irreducible to a single formulation
Introducing the New Testament : its literature and theology by Paul J Achtemeier( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the literature of the New Testament of the Bible, highlighting the many messages contained within the text and outlining issues that can be discussed by heralding these messages. Also provides background of the time period and locations in which the New Testament was written
Cognitive linguistic explorations in biblical studies( )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language and cognition are interconnected, and cognitive linguistics offers methods for analysing how. Here, twelve scholars apply a range of cognitive linguistics methods: conceptual metaphor analysis, cognitive grammar, and the mental space blending and Basic Communicative Spaces Network models. Together, the essays represent ground-breaking and standard-setting work while each raises important interpretive questions for further exploration
Dictionary of scripture and ethics by Joel B Green( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This one-stop reference book on the vital relationship between Scripture and ethics offers helpful orientation and perspective for students, pastors, and scholars. Written to respond to the movement among biblical scholars and ethicists to recover the Bible for moral formation, it is the best reference work available on the intersection of these two fields. The volume shows how Christian Scripture and Christian ethics are necessarily intertwined and offers up-to-date treatment of five hundred biblical, traditional, and contemporary topics, including tithing, euthanasia, the Trinity, population policy and control, healthcare systems in Scripture, the seven deadly sins, idolatry, the image of God, terrorism, the Sermon on the Mount, vegetarianism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. The stellar ecumenical list of contributors consists of more than two hundred leading scholars from the fields of biblical studies and ethics"--Publisher description
The death of Jesus in early Christianity by John T Carroll( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The centrality of the death of Jesus for the Christian faith can hardly be overstated, and interest in the subject is "red hot." As each generation of Christians comes to terms with its historical claims, and its theological import, it is only natural that its implications merit reexamination. Taking a studied look at the death of Jesus - from the Old Testament's perspective to that of extracanonical accounts - Carroll and Green put us in their debt for their comprehensive survey of the effects and implications of a central tenet of Christianity."--Jacket
The World of the New Testament : Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A team of distinguished specialists introduces the Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman backgrounds necessary for understanding the New Testament and the early church"--Publisher's summary
Jesus of Nazareth : Lord and Christ : essays on the historical Jesus and New Testament christology( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Body, soul, and human life : the nature of humanity in the Bible by Joel B Green( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are humans composed of a material body and an immaterial soul? This view is commonly held by Christians, yet it has been undermined by recent developments in neuroscience. How much of Christian theology is built on views of humanity that modern science has proved to be untenable? Exploring what Scripture and theology teach about issues such as being in the divine image, the importance of community, sin, free will, salvation, and the afterlife, Joel Green argues that a dualistic view of the human person is inconsistent with both science and Scripture--From publisher description
Between two horizons : spanning New Testament studies and systematic theology( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Methods for Luke by Joel B Green( Book )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Methods for Luke, four leading scholars demonstrate how different interpretive methods provide insight into the Gospel of Luke. Introducing contemporary perspectives on historical criticism, feminist criticism, narrative criticism, and Latino interpretation, they illustrate these approaches to New Testament study by examining either the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31) or Jesus' warning regarding the scribes and the story of the women with two small coins (Luke 20:45-21:4). The use of two 'set texts' enables readers to understand how method makes a difference in the reading of the same text
The death of Jesus : tradition and interpretation in the Passion narrative by Joel B Green( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and German and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1 Peter by Joel B Green( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following Green's paragraph-by-paragraph commentary is an extended discussion of the "theological horizons" of 1 Peter. Throughout his study Green brings the message of 1 Peter into conversation with Christian theologians ancient and contemporary so that the challenge of this letter for Christian faithfulness can be heard more clearly today. --from publisher description
How to read prophecy by Joel B Green( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and Korean and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading Luke : interpretation, reflection, formation( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sumario : A rich and comprehensive volume--essential reading for all those interested in how to read Luke as relevant for today. In this sixth volume, the Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar brings its past six years of work on biblical hermeneutics to bear on the gospel according to Luke. In his introduction, Anthony Thiselton, world authority on biblical hermeneutics, sets the context for a wideranging exploration of how to read Luke for God's address today. Traditional and more contemporary approaches are brought into dialogue with each other as several top Lukan scholars reflect on how best to read Luke as Scripture. Topics covered include the purpose of Luke- Acts, biblical theology and Luke, narrative and Luke, reception history and Luke, the parables in Luke, a missional reading of Luke, and theological interpretation of Luke. Since prayer is a major theme in Luke, this volume explores not only the role of prayer in Luke, but also the relationship between prayer and exegesis
Wesley, Wesleyans, and reading Bible as Scripture( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The theology of John Wesley has proven exceedingly influential in the religious and spiritual lives of Wesley's followers and his critics. However, Wesley did not leave behind a written doctrine on scripture. This collection presents an array of diverse approaches to understanding John Wesley's charge to read and interpret the Bible as scripture. Contributors move beyond the work of Wesley himself to discuss how Wesleyan communities have worked to address the difficult scriptural--and theological--conundrums of their time and place."--Publisher's description
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Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Alternative Names
Green, Joel

Green, Joel Bennett 1956-

그린, 조엘 B. 1956-

グリーン, J. B.

グリーン, ジョエル・B.

English (219)

Korean (3)

Italian (2)

German (2)

The Gospel of LukeReading Scripture as WesleyansThe theology of the gospel of LukeHearing the New Testament : strategies for interpretationRecovering the scandal of the cross : atonement in New Testament & contemporary contextsIntroducing the New Testament : its literature and theologyDictionary of scripture and ethicsThe death of Jesus in early Christianity