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Porter, Stanley E. 1956-

Overview
Works: 220 works in 1,140 publications in 1 language and 51,804 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Conductor, Performer, edc
Classifications: BS2370, 487.4
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Most widely held works by Stanley E Porter
The Bible in three dimensions : essays in celebration of forty years of biblical studies in the University of Sheffield by Stanley E Porter( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty years of Biblical Studies at Sheffield provide cause for celebration and this book is an excellent expression of it ... There is a good balance between Old Testament and New Testament ... There are eighteen essays in the book altogether ... all highly readable and informative. Sheffield is to be congratulated on its forty years, on this self-provided Festschrift, and more generally, on its phenomenal contribution to publishing in the biblical field.' (W.D. Stacey, Journal of Theological Studies)
The criteria for authenticity in historical-Jesus research : previous discussion and new proposals by Stanley E Porter( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical-Jesus research continues to captivate the interests of scholars, and recently, there has been renewed discussion of the criteria for authenticity. The first half of this volume reviews the state of play in historical-Jesus research and examines the criteria in particular. One chapter is devoted to the so-called 'Quests', and a second critically charts the development of the criteria in the light of form criticism. One of the conclusions of this part of the volume is that several criteria, especially those based on linguistics, need re-evaluation. The second half of the volume propos
Christian-Jewish relations through the centuries by Stanley E Porter( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian-Jewish relations have had changing fortunes throughout the centuries. Occasionally there has been peace and even mutual understanding, but usually these relations have been ones of tension, often involving recrimination and even violence. This volume addresses a number of the major questions that have been at the heart and the periphery of these tenuous relations through the years. The volume begins with a number of papers discussing relations as Christianity emerged from and defined itself in terms of Judaism. Other papers trace the relations through the intervening years. And a number of papers confront issues that have been at the heart of the troubled twentieth century. In all, these papers address a sensitive yet vital set of issues from a variety of approaches and perspectives, becoming in their own way a part of the ongoing dialogue
Discourse analysis and the New Testament : approaches and results( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume contains contributions by many of the major discourse analysts of the New Testament, including E.A. Nida, W. Schenk, J.P. Louw and J. Callow. Some of these essays deal with methodology, raising necessary questions about what it means to analyse discourse. Others demonstrate an already committed approach by reading specific texts. A 'state-of-the-art' volume for all scholars interested in this increasingly important area of New Testament research
Linguistics and the New Testament : critical junctures by Stanley E Porter( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume continues the major work published by the JSNT Supplement Series in the area of Greek linguistics of the New Testament, and explores what the editors believe are crucial phases in the application of linguistics to New Testament Greek."--Jacket
Rhetoric and the New Testament : essays from the 1992 Heidelberg conference by Stanley E Porter( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What role did classical rhetoric play in the writing of the New Testament? What role does classical and modern rhetoric play in interpreting the New Testament today? What role should classical and modern rhetoric play in New Testament interpretation? These and related questions are asked in this collection of over twenty essays originally delivered as papers at the 1992 Heidelberg Conference on Rhetorical Criticism of Biblical Documents. This conference, the first of several scheduled to address fundamental rhetorical issues of increasing importance in New Testament study, drew scholars from t
The rhetorical analysis of scripture : essays from the 1995 London conference by Stanley E Porter( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the third in a series of conference papers on rhetorical criticism. Held in July 1995 in London, the conference included participants from the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the Republic of South Africa. Part I is concerned with the past, present and future of rhetorical analysis; Parts II, III and IV are concerned with rhetorical analysis of scriptural texts; and Part V provides a conclusion reflecting on a number of questions raised in Part I. Most of the participants would characterize themselves as advocates of rhetorical criticism; but there were others less convinced that rhetorical criticism is developing as it ought
Rhetoric, scripture, and theology : essays from the 1994 Pretoria Conference by Stanley E Porter( Book )

12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhetoric, Scripture and Theology aptly describe the contents of this collection of essays from the 1994 Pretoria Rhetoric Conference. The conference marked a significant dialogue among scholars gathered from many nations to consider how rhetoric engages with the study of scripture and theology. South Africa provided a suitable context for such discussion. Although the contributors are not only from South Africa, the addressing of issues pertinent to a South African context shows through in many of the essays. Those that do not address particularly South African issues raise equally important i
Baptism, the New Testament, and the church : historical and contemporary studies in honour of R.E.O. White by R. E. O White( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The question of the meaning and significance of baptism is explored from a number of different perspectives in this volume. Inspired by the honoree of this volume and his important work on the subject, the contributors approach baptism from biblical, historical, theological and practical perspectives. Some of the essays re-examine the well-known biblical texts, feeling free to probe their implications. Others tease out the implications of the concept of baptism in a variety of contexts, both ancient and modern. Contributors include Joel Green, Geoffrey Bromiley, Larry Kreitzer, John Nolland, R
As it is written : studying Paul's use of Scripture( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diglossia and other topics in New Testament linguistics( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of this volume includes a summary of this important area of study in both Septuagintal and New Testament Greek, and a review of these issues in the context of linguistic research generally. A second part includes contributions on aspects of research into the Greek of both Testaments, featuring both new areas of research, such as critical discourse analysis, and more traditional issues such as the nature of the Septuagint translation
Dimensions of baptism : biblical and theological studies( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings together work by J. Ramsey Michaels, Joel Green, Howard Marshall, Bruce Chilton, Craig Evans and the editors, as well as several others. The first section covers baptism in the New Testament, including the meaning of the word baptize, the baptism of John, Paul's own baptism and his theology of it, and baptisms in John 13, Acts and Hebrews. The second section deals with baptism in the Early Church, including essays on Jesus' blessing of the children, and baptism in the Epistle of Barnabas and in Gregory of Nyssa. The third section addresses baptism in contemporary theology, emb
Rhetorical criticism and the Bible by International Conference on Rhetorical Criticism( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is the fifth in a series that explores the use of rhetoric in the study of biblical literature. Contributions from scholars in North America, Britain, Continental Europe and South Africa focus here on four major categories: The Theory of Rhetoric and Biblical Interpretation, Rhetorical Interpretation of Luke's Gospel and Acts, The Rhetorical Interpretation of Paul's Writings, and Rhetorical Interpretation of Hebrews and Ignatius. Author include Tom Olbricht, Douglas Campbell, Arthur Gibson, Craig Evans, Vernon Robbins, Greg Bloomquist, Pieter Botha, Paul Danove, Gerrie Snyman, Ande
Paul's world( Book )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is concerned with Paul's world. The major question to ask is - what is that world of Paul? In determinable ways, Paul's world is everything in the world in which Paul lived and acted, and hence virtually everything that Paul did. In other words, Paul's world can be defined macrocosmically and microcosmically. As the term is defined in the various essays in this volume, Paul's world includes the surrounding environment in which Paul functioned, including its various religious, social, cultural, literary, rhetorical, linguistic and related phenomena. This volume treats some of the mo
Essays in biblical criticism and exegesis by W Sanday( )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Sanday (1843-1920) is best known today perhaps for his editing of a now classic work on the Synoptic Gospels and his co-authorship of a still-important commentary on the book of Romans (ICC). However, this great Oxford scholar also produced a large number of other important books and other writings. This volume, the first in the new Trinity Academic Press sub-series, Classics in Biblical and Theological Studies, gathers together in an accessible form a number of Sanday's important articles in the areas of method, language and exegesis. In the section on method, Sanday has articles on b
Paul and his theology( Book )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does Paul have a theology? If so, what is it, or rather, what is it on various topics that he and the early Church confronted? This volume moves beyond the traditional discussion of whether Paul had a center to his theology to raise questions regarding his perspective on a number of important theological issues. These issues include his gentile mission, the concepts of faith, grace, and the law, reconciliation, the temple, eschatology, miracles, gender, and Paul's trinitarian tendencies. This collection of essays addresses topics of current interest in the study of Paul's theology, not to arrive at the center of his thought, but to understand what factors helped to center his thinking on a variety of important theological concerns
Paul: Jew, Greek, and Roman by Stanley E Porter( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does it mean to study Paul the Apostle as Jew, Greek, and Roman? This volume explores a number of the important and diverse cultural, ethnic and religious dimensions of the complex background of Paul the Apostle
Paul and the ancient letter form( Book )

13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pauline epistolography : an introduction / Stanley E. Porter and Sean A. Adams -- A functional letter perspective : towards a grammar of epistolary form / Stanley E. Porter -- Paul's letter opening and Greek epistolography : a matter of relationship / Sean A. Adams -- How to begin, and why : diverse functions of the Pauline prescript within a Greco-Roman context / Philip L. Tite -- Gospel within the constraints of an epistolary form : Pauline introductory thanksgivings and Paul's theology of thanksgiving / David W. Pao -- Paul's letter thanksgiving / Peter Arzt-Grabner -- A significant decade : the trajectory of the hellenistic epistolary thanksgiving / Raymond F. Collins -- Investigating the Pauline letter body : issues, methods, and approaches / Troy W. Martin -- A moral dilemma : the epistolary body of 2 Timothy / Cynthia Long Westfall -- Paul's letter paraenesis / Young Chul Whang -- Philosophical and epistolary contexts for Pauline paraenesis / Andrew W. Pitts -- Sincerely, Paul : the significance of the Pauline letter closings / Jeffrey A.D. Weima
Method in unit delimitation by Pericope Meeting( Book )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impact of unit delimitation on exegesis( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains papers dealing with the impact of unit delimitation on exegesis. This volume includes contributions on the Books of "Genesis", "Isaiah", "Jeremiah", "Daniel", "Hosea", "Nahum", "Habakkuk", "Romans", and "Mark". It also discusses the delimitation of units in "Genesis", "Isaiah 56:1-9", and "Jeremiah and Habakkuk."
 
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The criteria for authenticity in historical-Jesus research : previous discussion and new proposals
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Porter, Stanley

Porter, Stanley E.

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The criteria for authenticity in historical-Jesus research : previous discussion and new proposalsChristian-Jewish relations through the centuriesDiscourse analysis and the New Testament : approaches and resultsLinguistics and the New Testament : critical juncturesThe rhetorical analysis of scripture : essays from the 1995 London conferenceBaptism, the New Testament, and the church : historical and contemporary studies in honour of R.E.O. WhiteAs it is written : studying Paul's use of ScriptureDiglossia and other topics in New Testament linguistics