Chasing the Eastern Star
Adventures in Biblical Reader-response Criticism
By (author) Mark Allan Powell
Normal Price: $57.09
Your Price: $51.38 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.71! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.57 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Chasing the Eastern Star by Mark Allan Powell
Book DescriptionEmphasizing meaning as "effect" rather than merely "message," Mark Allan Powell shows how biblical texts may legitimately take on multiple meanings in a variety of contexts. The first part of the book uses examples drawn from popular literature and culture to engage in a practical way the kinds of questions that scholars bring to their study of the Bible. The second part is devoted to approaching the Gospel of Matthew as a work of literature that readers may enter--and be affected by--as they might any other kind of text. The third part is an extended study of one passage from Matthew's Gospel, the story of the Magi, in which Powell finds an excellent opportunity to teach readers to engage in--and to challenge!--the enterprise of biblical scholarship.
Buy Chasing the Eastern Star book by Mark Allan Powell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780664222789
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mark Allan Powell
Jesus as a Figure in History, Paperback (April 2013)
This thoroughly revised edition of the best-selling textbook provides an in-depth survey of current historical Jesus studies.
Introducing the New Testament, Hardback (November 2009)
A leading biblical scholar provides a lively, engaging introduction to the New Testament that is critical yet faith friendly, lavishly illustrated, and accompanied by a variety of pedagogical aids.
Methods for Matthew, Hardback (July 2009)» View all books by Mark Allan Powell
Methods for Matthew offers a primer on six exegetical approaches that have proved to be especially useful and popular.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Chasing the Eastern Star book by Mark Allan Powell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Mark Allan Powell
Mark Allan Powell is Robert and Phyllis Leatherman Professor of New Testament at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.