By Terrance Callan
"This booklet makes use of the recent kind of socio-rhetorical observation that the Rhetoric of non secular Antiquity venture is refining within the Society of Biblical Literature. Following the hot structure, Callan provides paintings in growth on 2 Peter that expands socio-rhetorical interpretation past its past emphasis at the texture of texts by way of framing his remark with sections at the rhetography and rhetorical strength of the textual content. This preview issues absolutely ahead towards the possibility of fully-developed remark on texts utilizing this format."
--Vernon okay Robbins, Emory college, Atlanta, GA
"People have puzzled even if socio-rhetorical interpretation, as practiced by means of Vernon ok. Robbins, had a lot except technical terminology so as to add to biblical interpretation. In his paintings Acknowledging the Divine Benefactor, Terrance Callan brilliantly indicates simply how a lot this technique has to give a contribution. He has written a refreshingly new statement on 2 Peter using this angle, and no matter if readers agree or disagree with this or that interpretation, they'll absolutely be prompted to new and deeper considering this letter. The paintings is readable, choked with reliable scholarship, theological, and delightfully candid. it's a contribution to the sector that no critical interpreter of this letter may still go up."
--Peter H. Davids, Houston Baptist collage, Houston, TX
Terrance Callan is Professor of bible study on the Athenaeum of Ohio in Cincinnati. he's the writer of numerous articles on 2 Peter and the statement on 2 Peter in First and moment Peter (2012). he's additionally the writer of Dying and emerging with Christ: The Theology of Paul the Apostle (2006).
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Acknowledging the Divine Benefactor: The Second Letter of Peter by Terrance Callan