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30 Cards in this Set

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literary criticism
concern with style, character, compositional techniques, and rhetorical patterns
grammatical criticism
includes all attempts to answer questions pertaining to the language of the text. The words themselves as well as in which the words are put together or the syntax of the sentence or paragraph
textual criticism
when there is an alternative wording withing a text looking for what the original wording or what the earliest form of a particular reading might have been
historical criticism
determining the period, geographical locale, and authorship of the document
form criticism
more narrowly concerned with the passage itself or with sub units in a passage (whether it is a parable, prophetic speech, a hymn, and so forth)
tradition criticism
efforts to uncover the earliar stages of development through which a text has passed; prehistory of text
Redaction criticism
focuses on the final form of the passage and on the changes of redactions it may have undergone in the editorial process
structural criticism
seeks to explain how meaning is structured into a text, to understand how a reader comprehends a text and to discover how universal structures of thought open a text to the reader
canonical criticism
explores how the scriptures were transmitted and shaped by believing communities to produce a canon and how texts are to be read and understood as parts of a collection of sacred writings
5 steps of rhetoric
diachronic approach
a.focuses on the origin and development of the text
b.takes the long view of a text
c. Historical critical method
Historical critical method
i. textual criticism
ii. historical linguistics
iii. form criticism
iv. tradition criticism
v. source criticism
vi. redaction criticism
synchronic approach
a. same time; with in time
b. looks only at the final form of the text, as it stands in the Bible now
c. methods used to analyze the text itself
d. Socio-rhetorical criticism- integrates the way people use language with the ways they live in the world
Socio-rhetorical criticism
i. literary criticism
ii. rhetorical criticism
iii. narrative criticism
iv. lexical, grammatical, and syntactical analysis
v. social-scientific criticism
vi. semantic or discourse analysis
contextual analysis
formal analysis
detailed analysis
expansion and refinement
Seven elements of Gorman's method in order
preparation and overview
contextual analysis
consideration of the historical and literary contexts of the text
formal analysis
of the form, structure, and movement of the text
detailed analysis
of the various parts of the text
of the text as a whole
on the text today
expansion and refinement
of the initial exegesis
Bibles good for Exegesis
Living Bible
KJV or Authorized Version
Bibles bad for Exegesis
social and cultural context
Historical context
rhetorical context
literary context
manuscripts in the original language
manuscripts in early translations
ancient manuscripts in the original languages and manuscripts of early translations
quotations in early Jewish and Christian writings
Different types of textual variance
history in the text
what the text itself narrates or relates about history
history of the text
story of the text, how, why.. where it came from...
concerned with how a speaker advocates a position and seeks to convince an audience or reader of the validity of that position