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JTI 10.2 (Fall 2016)

ARTICLES

Origen, Scripture, and the Imprecision of “Supersessionism”

157

Michael G. Azar

Reading the Rules of Knowledge in the Story of the Fall: Calvin and Reformed Epistemology on the Noetic Effects of Original Sin

173

Gratian Vandici

Allegory and Empiricism: Interpreting God’s Two Books in Newtonian England

193

David Ney

Augustine’s Deer Visits the Ophthalmologist: Exercising the Eyes of Faith in Enarrationes in Psalmos 41

209

Gerald P. Boersma

Christophanic Exegesis and the Problem of Symbolization: Daniel 3 (the Fiery Furnace) as a Test Case

227

Bogdan G. Bucur

“One Like a Son of Man” in the Court of the Foreign King: Daniel 7 as Pointer to Wise Participation in the Divine Life

245

Tim Meadowcroft

Habakkuk and the Problem of Suffering: Theodicy Deferred

265

Philip Whitehead

The King Arrives, but for What Purpose? The Christological Use of Zechariah 13–14 in Mark 13

283

K. R. Harriman

The Message to the Merchants in James 4:13–17 and Its Relevance for Today

299

Thomas More Garrett, OP

 

JTI 10.1 (Spring 2016)

ARTICLES

The Sacramental Reading of Nicene Theology: Athanasius and Gregory of Nyssa on Proverbs 8

1

Hans Boersma

I, the Fool: A “Canonical” Reading of Proverbs 26:4–5

31

Zoltán Schwáb

The Disunity and Unity of the Psalter in the Fathers

51

Robert G. T. Edwards

Jesus Teaches Theological Interpretation of the Law: Reading the Good Samaritan in Its Literary Context

71

Joshua Marshall Strahan

Allegory as Embodiment: The Function of History in Origen’s Genesis Homily

87

Paul C. Boles

Theological Thinking and the Reading of Scripture: An Auseinandersetzung with Susannah Ticciati

103

R. W. L. Moberly

Response to Walter Moberly’s “Theological Thinking and the Reading of Scripture”

117

Susannah Ticciati

The Theological Presuppositions of Ancient Christian Exegesis: G. K. Beale and Henri de Lubac in Conversation

125

Hans Moscicke

A Survey and Analysis of Recent “Canonical” Methods (2000–2015)

145

Ron Haydon

 

JTI 9.2 (Fall 2015)

ARTICLES

The Old Testament and the Church after Christendom

159

Stephen B. Chapman

Rethinking Suspicion: A Canonical-Agrarian Reading of Isaiah 65

185

Daniel J. Stulac

Interpretation, Not Repetition:Reflections on Bultmann as a Theological Reader of Paul

201

John M. G. Barclay

"Was St. Thomas Crucified for You?"1 Corinthians 1:12–13 and the Premodern Critique of Theological Schools of Thought

211

Steven Edward Harris

Justifying Allegory: Scripture, Rhetoric, and Reason in Galatians 4:21-5:1

227

David I. Starling

Ecclesiology, Election, and the Life of God:A Missional Reading of the Thessalonian Correspondence

247

Andy Johnson

Joseph Remembered the Exodus: Memory, Narrative, and Remembering the Future

267

Ruth Anne Reese

"You Shall Be Holy, For I Am Holy": Theosis in 1 Peter

287

Clifford A. Barbarick

Is There a Kerygma in This Text? A Review Article

299

David W. Congdon

 

JTI 9.1 (Spring 2015)

ARTICLES

Theological Interpretation and the Christian Year: Time, Narrative, and Performance

1

Stephen I. Wright

What Do I Fear When I Fear My God? A Theological Reexamination of a Biblical Theme

23

Jason A. Fout

Bible and Church, Bultmann and Augustine: A Response to David Congdon

39

R. W. L. Moberly

Prophetic Representations of the Divine Presence: The Theological Interpretation of the Elijah-Elisha Cycles

49

Nicholas P. Lunn

Worshiping the Father, Worshiping the Son: Cultic Language and the Identity of God in the Gospel of Matthew

65

Joshua E. Leim

The Treasures of Wisdom and Knowledge: The Role of Esthetics in Ancient and Modern Interpretations of Paul

85

William Glass

"To Us, the Word": The Double-λόγος of Hebrews 4:12–13

101

Rebekah Eklund

Toward a Christian New Testament Theology: A Response to Thomas Hatina

117

Wil Rogan

Not Whether, but What Kind of Canonical Approach: A Review Essay

127

Darian R. Lockett

What Reading Is Truly Canonical? A Brief Response

137

Peter H. Davids

On Reading Canonical Collections: A Response

149

Robert W. Wall and David R. Nienhuis

 

JTI 8.2 (Fall 2014)

ARTICLES

"These Are the Days of Elijah": The Hermeneutical Move from "Applying the Text" to "Living in Its World"

157

Richard S. Briggs

Theological Interpretation and the Bible as Public Text

175

Angus Paddison

Ricoeur and Ratzinger on Biblical History and Hermeneutics

193

Aaron Pidel, S.J.

"You Will Be Children of the Most High": An Inquiry into Luke's Narrative Account of Theosis

213

Aaron J. Kuecker

To Fear and Not to Fear the Creator God: A Theological and Therapeutic Interpretation of Luke 12:4–34

229

F. Scott Spencer

When Considering Creation, Simply Follow the Rule (of Faith): Patristic Exegesis of Romans 8:19–22 and the Theological Interpretation of Scripture

251

Steven W. Tyra

The Means and End in 2 Peter 1:3–11: The Theological and Moral Significance of Theōsis

275

Wyndy Corbin Reuschling

Beyond Theological Metaphysics: Reason, Religion, and History in the Hermeneutics of Heikki Räisänen

287

James B. Pendleton

Reading the "Logic of Love" in the Old Testament

299

Richard E. Cornell and Tom Holsinger-Friesen

 

JTI 8.1 (Spring 2014)

ARTICLES

Kerygma and Community: A Response to R. W. L. Moberly's Revisiting of Bultmann

1

David W. Congdon

The Beginnings of a Theology of Luke–Acts: Divine Activity and Human Response

23

Joshua W. Jipp

"Nothing beyond What Is Written"? 1 Corinthians and the Hermeneutics of Early Christian Theologia

45

David I. Starling

Thomas Aquinas, 2 Corinthians 5, and the Christian Hope for Life after Death

63

Jason Hentschel

Divine Ordinances and Life-Giving Remedies: Galatians in the Writings of Cyprian of Carthage

81

Edwina Murphy

You Are Filled in Him: Theosis and Colossians 2–3

103

Ben C. Blackwell

Paul's "Anti-Christology" in 2 Thessalonians 2:3–12 in Canonical Context

125

Andy Johnson

The Untold History of Modern Biblical Scholarship's Pre-Enlightenment Secular Origins

145

Jeffrey L. Morrow

 

JTI 7.2 (Fall 2013)

ARTICLES

Effective History and the Cultivation of Wise Interpreters

153

Stephen Fowl

Using the Fathers

163

R. R. Reno

Reception History as a Challenge to Biblical Theology

171

John Riches

At the Margins of the Rule of Faith: Reflections on the Reception History of Problematic Texts and Themes

187

John L. Thompson

"Who Is This?" Narration of the Divine Identity of Jesus in Matthew 21:1017

199

Andrew E. Nelson

In the Glory of His Father: Intertextuality and the Apocalyptic Son of Man in the Gospel of Mark

213

Joshua E. Leim

The Rule of Faith: Tracing Its Origins

233

Tomas Bokedal

"Redemption-Acquisition": The Marriage of Ruth as a Theological Commentary on Yahweh and Yahweh's People

257

Brad Embry

Fire in the Water: Baptismal Aptness and Ecology in the Petrine Epistles

275

Eugene R. Schlesinger

Immortality in Romans 2:611

295

J. de Waal Dryden

 

JTI 7.1 (Spring 2013)

ARTICLES

Jonathan Edwards, Paul, and the Priority of Holiness: A Variant Reading

1

Catherine Sider Hamilton

Which Version of the Twelve Prophets Should Christians Read? A Case for Reading the LXX Twelve Prophets

21

Bo H. Lim

Following the Church Fathers: An Intertextual Path from Psalm 107 to Isaiah, Jonah, and Matthew 8:23–27

37

Timothy J. Stone

Fusion-Point Hermeneutics: A Theological Interpretation of Saul's Rejection in Light of the Shema as the Rule of Faith

57

Ming Him Ko

Theological Interpretation and the Spiritual Sense of Scripture: Henri de Lubac's Retrieval of a Christological Hermeneutic of Presence

79

Kevin Storer

The "Johannine Thunderbolt" in Luke 10:22: Toward an Appreciation of Luke's Narrative Sequence

97

Mathew E. Sousa

"Present and Accommodated For": Calvin's God on Mount Sinai

115

Michael H. Kibbe

Theological Commentary: A Diversifying Enterprise

133

Tim Meadowcroft

 

JTI 6.2 (Fall 2012)

ARTICLES

Revelation and the Missio Dei: Toward a Missional Reading of the Apocalypse

161

Dean Flemming

Called to the Third Heaven: 2 Corinthians 11:21–12:9 in the Eastern Orthodox Liturgical Tradition

179

James Buchanan Wallace

The Cost of Losing Lament for the Community of Faith: On Brueggemann, Ecclesiology, and the Social Audience of Prayer

201

W. Derek Suderman

An Ecclesially Located Exegesis Informed by Augustine's De Doctrina Christiana

219

Joshua Marshall Strahan

Meditations on a Slippery Citation: Paul's Use of Psalm 112:9 in 2 Corinthians 9:9

241

David I. Starling

The Nondivisive Difference of Election: A Reading of Romans 9–11

257

Susannah Ticciati

Prosopological Exegesis in Cyprian's De opere et eleemosynis

279

David J. Downs

The Early Wirkungsgeschichte of Daniel 3: Representative Examples

295

W. Dennis Tucker Jr.

Good Soil for Growth in Scriptural Ethics: A Review Essay

307

Tommy Givens

 

JTI 6.1 (Spring 2012)

ARTICLES

Theological Interpretation, Presuppositions, and the Role of the Church: Bultmann and Augustine Revisited

1

R. W. L. Moberly

Revelation in the Present Tense: On Rethinking Theological Interpretation in the Light of the Prophetic Office of Jesus Christ

23

Christopher R. J. Holmes

The Hardening of Pharaoh's Heart in Christian and Jewish Interpretation

43

Claire Mathews McGinnis

Salvation in a Sentence: Mark 15:39 as Markan Soteriology

65

Brian K. Gamel

What Were the Women Afraid Of? (Mark 16:8)

79

John Topel, S.J.

Hearing the Shepherd's Voice: The παροιμία of the Good Shepherd Discourse and Augustine's Figural Reading

97

William M. Wright IV

The Interpretation of John 10:30 in the Third Century: Antimonarchian Polemics and the Rise of Grammatical Reading Techniques

117

Mark DelCogliano

The Church as Israel and Israel as the Church: An Examination of Karl Barth's Exegesis of Romans 9:1–5 in The Epistle to the Romans and Church Dogmatics 2/2

139

Wesley A. Hill

Erratum Notice

160

 

JTI 5.2 (Fall 2011) — Updated

ARTICLES

N.B. Due to a production error, David Wenkel's article—while included in the journal issue itself—was not listed in the Table of Contents. Eisenbrauns acknowledges and deeply regrets the error. If you would like, you may download a revised PDF of the cover and Table of Contents.

The Quest for the Historical Leviathan: Truth and Method in Biblical Studies

145

Raymond C. Van Leeuwen

Rethinking "History" for Theological Interpretation

159

Joel B. Green

Linear and Participatory History: Augustine's City of God

175

Matthew Levering

Scripture and the Church: A Précis for an Alternative Analogy

197

Daniel Castelo and Robert W. Wall

Paul Ricoeur and the Hypothesis of the Text in Theological Interpretation

211

Thomas Andrew Bennett

On Original Sin and the Scandalous Nature of Existence

231

James A. Andrews

Wild Beasts in the Prophecy of Isaiah: The Loss of Dominion and Its Renewal through Israel as the New Humanity

251

David H. Wenkel

What Would Elijah and Elisha Do? Internarrativity in Luke's Story of Jesus

265

Jonathan Huddleston

Abraham and the Reformation: Romans 4 and the Theological Interpretation of Aquinas and Calvin

283

Charles Raith II

 

JTI 5.1 (Spring 2011)

ARTICLES

Reading for the Subject: The Paradox of Power in Romans 14:1–15:6

1

Beverly Roberts Gaventa

Romans: The First Christian Treatise on Theosis

13

Michael J. Gorman

Spirit, Church, Resurrection: The Third Article of the Creed as Hermeneutical Lens for Reading Romans

35

Richard B. Hays

The Inscripturated Word: The Fourth Gospel as the Continuing Speech of the Incarnate Word

49

Keith A. Quan

God, Greek Philosophy, and the Bible: A Response to Matthew Levering

69

C. Kavin Rowe

Typology of Types: Typology in Dialogue

81

Benjamin J. Ribbens

Scripture as Semiotic System: Theological Interpretation and the Multiple Senses of Scripture

97

Colin M. Toffelmire

Review Article: The New Irenaeus

113

John J. O'Keefe

Review Article: Christianizing Joshua: Making Sense of the Bible's Book of Conquest

121

L. Daniel Hawk

Review Article: Toward a Biblical Account of Sin?

133

Raymond C. Van Leeuwen

 

JTI 4.2 (Spring 2010)

ARTICLES

A Short Note toward a Theology of Abiding in John's Gospel

161

Andrew Brower Latz

God and Greek Philosophy in Contemporary Biblical Scholarship

169

Matthew Levering

The Imago Dei Once Again:Stanley Grenz's Journey toward a Theological Interpretation of Genesis 1:26–27

187

Jason S. Sexton

"Minimalism" and Old Testament Theological Hermeneutics: The "David Saga" as a Test Case

207

Douglas S. Earl

Quran Criticism, the Historical-Critical Method, and the Secularization of Biblical Theology

229

Timo Eskola

Scripture, Christian Canon, and Community: Rethinking Theological Interpretation Canonically

253

Richard P. Thompson

The Canon Debate: What It Is and Why It Matters

273

Stephen B. Chapman

Athens and Jerusalem Once More: What the Turn to Virtue Means for Theological Exegesis

295

Stephen T. Pardue

Review Article: Christian Theological Interpretation of Scripture Built on the Foundation of the Apostles and the Prophets: The Contribution of R. W. L. Moberly's Prophecy and Discernment

309

Richard S. Briggs

 

JTI 4.1 (Spring 2010)

ARTICLES

Introducing Premodern Scriptural Exegesis

1

Kathryn Greene-McCreight

Interpreting the Bible as Bible

7

Robert Louis Wilken

Stumbling over the Testaments: On Reading Patristic Exegesis and the Old Testament in Light of the New

15

Claire Mathews McGinnis

Sinai, Zion, and Tabor: An Entry into the Christian Bible

33

Bogdan G. Bucur

Deuteronomy as the Ipsissima Vox of Moses

53

Bill T. Arnold

Relevance Theory and Theological Interpretation: Thoughts on Metarepresentation

75

Gene L. Green

"Interpret the Bible Like Any Other Book"? Requiem for an Axiom

91

R. W. L. Moberly

Humans in the Image of God and Other Things Genesis Does Not Make Clear

111

Richard S. Briggs

Review Article: The Practice of Theological Commentary

127

Seth Heringer

Review Article: Bard Called the Tune: Whither Theological Exegesis in the Post-Childs Era?

139

Christopher B. Hays

 

JTI 3.2 (Fall 2009)

ARTICLES

What Is Theological Interpretation of Scripture?

161

R. W. L. Moberly

Exodus 3 after the Hellenization Thesis

179

Michael Allen

Reading Job as Theological Disruption for a Post-Holocaust World

197

David C. Tollerton

"The Sennacherib Error" in Theodore of Mopsuestia's Commentary on the Twelve Prophets: Light from the History of Interpretation

213

Bradley C. Gregory

Speech Act Theory, Dual Authorship, and Canonical Hermeneutics: Making Sense of Sensus Plenior

227

Kit Barker

Ancient, Modern, and Future Interpretations of Romans 1:34: Reception History and Biblical Interpretation

241

Joshua W. Jipp

Reformation Responses to Novatianism: 16th-Century Interpretations of Hebrews 6:46

261

Derek Cooper

Israel and the Old Testament Story in Irenaeus's Presentation of the Rule of Faith

281

Nathan MacDonald

REVIEW ARTICLES

Review Article: Exegesis and Participation

299

Darren Sarisky

Review Article: Back to the Future: The Promise of Recent Theological Commentary

307

Michael Pasquarello III

 

JTI 3.1 (Spring 2009)

ARTICLES

Character Formed in the Crucible: Job's Relationship with God and Joban Character Ethics

1

Daniel C. Timmer

Edwards's Ezekiel: The Interpretation of Ezekiel in the Blank Bible and Notes on Scripture

17

William A. Tooman

The Christian Significance of Deuteronomy 7

41

Douglas S. Earl

Charles Hodge, Hermeneutics, and the Struggle with Scripture

63

Michael D. White

Reformation Redivivus: Synergism and the New Perspective

89

Kent L. Yinger

What if Martin Luther Had Read the Dead Sea Scrolls? Historical Particularity and Theological Interpretation in Pauline Theology: Galatians as a Test Case

107

Michael F. Bird

Reunderstanding How to "Understand the Scripture"

127

Matthew M. Bridges

REVIEW ARTICLE

Review Article: Theological Interpretation after Barth

143

Hans Madueme

 

JTI 2.2 (Fall 2008)

ARTICLES

Docetism, Käsemann, and Christology:Can Historical Criticism Help Christological Orthodoxy (and Other Theology) After All?

161

Brent A. Strawn

Scripture in Pauline Theology: How Far Down Does It Go?

181

Francis Watson

Can Narrative Criticism Recover the Theological Unity of Scripture?

193

Richard B. Hays

A View from the Retail Market: The Promise ofTheological Interpretation of Scripture for Preaching

213

Patrick J. Willson

The Trinitarian Shape of πίστις: A Theological Exegesis of Galatians

231

David W. Congdon

Atonement and the Gospels

259

George C. Heider

Review Article: "Too Hard for the Teeth of Time": Difficulties in Using Scripture in the Church Since the Reformation

275

Robert E. Meditz

Review Article: Benedict's Jesus and the Rehabilitation of Christian Figural Reading

285

David Lincicum

Review Article: Giving God Hermeneutical Glory: Biblical Interpretation as if God Mattered

293

James R. A. Merrick

 

JTI 2.1 (Spring 2008)

ARTICLES

Christ in/and the Old Testament

1

Murray A. Rae, John Goldingay, Christopher J. H. Wright, Robert W. Wall, and Kathyryn Greene-McCreight

Finding the Form of God in Philippians 2: Gregory of Nyssa and the Development of Pro-Nicene Exegesis

23

Mark Weedman

Jonah and the Imitation of God: Rethinking Evangelism and the Old Testament

43

Stephen B. Chapman and Laceye C. Warner

Biblical Criticism and Religious Belief

71

R. W. L. Moberly

A Looser “Canon”? Relating William Abraham’s Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology to Biblical Interpretation 101

Daniel J. Treier

2 Corinthians 3:18 and Its Implications for Theosis

117

M. David Litwa

Paul, Allegory, and the Plain Sense of Scripture: Galatians 4:21–31

135

Mark Gignilliat

The Fear of the Lord as Theological Method

147

Daniel Castelo

JTI 1.2 (Fall 2007)

ARTICLES

P. T. Forsyth, Scripture, and the Crisis of the Gospel

129

Angus Paddison

"Although/Because He Was in the Form of God": The Theological Significance of Paul's Master Story (Phil 2:611)

147

Michael J. Gorman

The "New Creation," the Crucified and Risen Christ, and the Temple: A Pauline Audience for Mark

171

Andy Johnson

Apocalypticizing Dogmatics: Karl Barth's Reading of the Book of Revelation

193

Joseph L. Mangina

The Hermeneutical Circle of Christian Community: Biblical, Theological, and Practical Dimensions of the Unity of Scripture

209

Charles J. Scalise

REVIEW ARTICLES

Reading with the Subject: A Conversation with Angus Paddison

229

Beverly Roberts Gaventa

Seeking Comment: The Commentary and the Bible as Christian Scripture

237

Steven J. Koskie

JTI 1.1 (Spring 2007)

ARTICLES

Reading the Bible with Eyes of Faith: The Practice of Theological Exegesis

Richard B. Hays

Texts in Context: Scripture and the Divine Economy

Murray Rae

Mission, Hermeneutics, and the Local Church

Michael A. Rynkiewich

Christ in All the Scriptures? The Challenge of Reading the Old Testament as Christian Scripture

R.W.L. Moberly

REVIEW ARTICLE

"A Seamless Garment": Approach to Biblical Interpretation?

Michael J. Gorman

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