Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Rhetoric, Ethic, and Moral Persuasion in Biblical Discourse

This was just announced on Rhetoric-L by Tom Olbricht:

Rhetoric, Ethic, and Moral Persuasion in Biblical Discourse, eds. Thomas H. Olbricht and Anders Eriksson (New York: T & T Clark International, 2005) xiv + 401 pp.

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, "Disciplinary Matters: Biblical Studies as A Critical Rhetoric of Inquiry."

Rodney K. Duke, Applachian State University, Boone, NC, "The Ethical Appeal of Chronicles"

Anders Eriksson, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, "The old is good: Parables of patched garment and wineskins as elaboration of a chreia in Luke 5:33-39 about feasting with Jesus."

Manfred Kraus, Unitersität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany "Ethos as a Technical Means of Persuasion in Ancient Rhetorical Theory"

John W. Marshall, University of Toronto, "When You Make the Inside like the Outside: Pseudepigraphy and Ethos"

J. David Hester-Amador, Center for Rhetoric and Hermeneutics, Santa Rosa, California, "The Wuellerian Sublime: Rhetorics, Ethics, Power, and the Ethics of Commun(icat)ion"

Prof. Carol Poster, York University, Toronto, CA, "Ethos, Authority and the New Testament Canon"

Thomas H. Olbricht, Pepperdine University, Emeritus, South Berwick, ME, "The Foundations of Ethos in Paul and in the Classical Rhetoricians"

Roy Jeal, William and Catherine Booth College, Winnipeg, Canada, "Melody, Imagery and Memory in the Moral Persuasion of Paul"

Fred Long, Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN, "From Epicheiremes to Exhortation: A Pauline Method for Moral Persuasion in I Thesalonianst"

Mark D. Given, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, "On His Majesty’s Secret Service: The Undercover Ethos of Paul, God’s Double Agent"

Todd Penner, Austin College, Sherman, TX, and Prof. Caroline Vander Stichele, University of Amsterdam, "Unveiling Paul: Gendering Ethos in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16"

Russell B. Sisson, Union College, Barboursville, KY, "Athorial Ethos in Philippians: The Agon Topos in Paul and Hellenistic Moralists"

Troy Martin, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL, "Veiled Exhortation Regarding the Veil: Ethos as the controlling Moral Persuasion (1 Cor. 11:2-16)"

Johan S. Vos, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, "Phil 1:12-26 and the Rhetoric of Success"

Rollin Ramsaran, Emmanuel School of Religion, Johnson City, TN, "In the Steps of the Moralists: Paul’s Rhetorical Argumentation in Philippians 4"

Jerry L. Sumney, Lexington Theological Seminary, Lexington, KY, "The Function of Ethos in Colossians 1:24-2:5"

Walter Übelacker, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, "Hebrews and the Implied Author’s Rhetorical Ethos"

Vernon K. Robbins, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, "From Heidelberg to Heidelberg: Rhetorical Interpretation of the Bible at the Seven ‘Pepperdine’ Conferences from 1992 to 2002"
I particularly like the title of Mark Given's article. I always say that one should ahve a few article titles on your CV that make one sit up and take notice!

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