Biblical Interpretation

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to consider how it can best engage with these promising developments.


Further reading

In addition to the works discussed or mentioned in the course of the chapter the following selection indicates some of the directions currently being pursued. It cannot indicate how far a more sociological consciousness has affected historical work on the Bible generally. More elementary books are asterisked.


General

ABELSON, R. P., Theories of Cognitive Consistency: A Sourcebook ( Chicago, 1968).

BANTON, M. (ed.), Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion ( London, 1966).

BAUM, G., Religion and Alienation: A Theological Reading of Sociology ( New York and Toronto, 1975).

BELLAH, R., Beyond Belief: Essays on Religion in a Post-traditional World ( New York, 1970).

* BERGER, P. L., The Sacred Canopy ( New York, 1967). English title: The Social Reality of Religion ( London, 1969).

-----and LUCKMANN, T., The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge ( New York and London, 1966).

BOURDILLON, M. F. C., et al. (eds.), Sacrifice ( London, 1980).

BURKERT, W., Greek Religion ( 1977; ET Oxford, 1985).

----- Homo Necans: The Anthropology of Ancient Greek Sacrificial Ritual and Myth ( 1979; ET Berkeley, 1983).

BURRIDGE, K. O. L., New Heaven: New Earth ( Oxford, 1969).

CAPPS, D., et al., Psychology of Religion: A Guide to Information Sources ( Detroit, 1976).

COSER, L., The Function of Social Conflict ( Glencoe, 1956).

DOUGLAS, M. Purity and Danger: An Analysis of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo ( London, 1966).

DURKHEIM, E., The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life ( 1912; ET London, 1915).

EVANS-PRITCHARD, E. E., Theories of Primitive Religion ( Oxford, 1965).

FINNEGAN, R. and HORTON, R. (eds.), Modes of Thought: Essays on Thinking in Western and Non-Western Societies ( London, 1973).

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Table of contents

  • Oxford Bible Series ii
  • Title Page iii
  • General Editors' Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • 1 - Interpretation and Biblical Interpretation 1
  • Further Reading 42
  • 2 - Criticism and the Death of Scripture 44
  • Further Reading 61
  • 3 - History and the Growth of Knowled-Ge 62
  • Further Reading 92
  • 4 - History of Religions and History of Traditions 93
  • Further Reading 129
  • 5 - Theology and the Social Sciences 133
  • Further Reading 162
  • 6 - Theology, History, and Literature 167
  • Further Reading 200
  • 7 - Literary Study of the Bible 203
  • Further Reading 263
  • 8 - Conclusion: Interpretation and the Life of Scripture 269
  • Annotated Index of Names 297
  • Index of Other Names 336
  • Subject Index 338
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