The international conference held in Limerick, Ireland, in May 2005 produced far more than the usual collection of loosely related papers. Rather, this volume from the seventeen contributors demarcates and organizes a whole field, serving as an indispensable introduction to intertextuality in general and as an original examination of the topic in relation to the New Testament epistles.
Introduction: Tracing the Development of the Epistles: The Potential and the Problem—Thomas L. Brodie, Dennis R. MacDonald and Stanley E. Porter
Intertextuality: Between Literary Theory and Text Analysis
Intertextuality, Historical Criticism and Deconstruction
Biblical Studies and Intertextuality: Should the Work of Genette and Eco Broaden our Horizons?
Josephus and Greek Poets
Elusive Allusions in the Apocalypse: Two Decades of Research into John's Use of the Old Testament
The Triple Intertextuality of the Epistles. Introduction
—Thomas L. Brodie
Triple Intertextuality in Philippians
Further Comments on the Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament
—Stanley E. Porter
The Fictitious Self-Exposition of Paul: How Might Intertextual Theory Suggest a Reformulation of the Hermeneutics of Pseudepigraphy?
2 Thessalonians as Pseudepigraphic Reading Instruction for 1 Thessalonians: Methodological Implications and Exemplary Illustration of an Intertextual Concept
Intertextuality and the Pseudonymity of 2 Thessalonians
—J. Michael Gilchrist
2 Thessalonians among the Pauline Letters: Tracing the Literary Links between 2 Thessalonians and Other Pauline Epistles
Structural Similarities in 1 and 2 Thessalonians: Comparative Discourse Anatomy
—David J. Clark
A Categorization of Antetextuality in the Gospels and Acts: A Case For Luke's Imitation of Plato and Xenophon to Depict Paul as a Christian Socrates
—Dennis R. MacDonald
Possible Literary Links between Luke-Acts and Pauline Letters Regarding Spirit-Language
Reading Galatians with and without the Book of Acts
A Better Class of Enemy: Opposition and Dependence in the Johannine Writings
Problems Of Method: Suggested Guidelines
—Thomas L. Brodie, Dennis R. MacDonald, Stanley E. Porter
Thomas L. Brodie is Director, Dominican Biblical Centre, Limerick, Ireland. Dennis R. MacDonald is Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University. Stanley E. Porter is President and Dean, and Professor of New Testament, at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario.
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