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Orality is No Dead-End

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Paul Foster has recently argued that ‘orality’ (along with memory and the Fourth Gospel) is one of three ‘dead-ends’ in historical Jesus scholarship, and that it is more appropriate to continue to use traditional methods such as form criticism. While some of Foster’s criticisms are valid, he does justice neither to the particular scholars he addresses nor to the wider implications of orality studies for New Testament and Historical Jesus scholarship. It is in any case inconsistent to advocate...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Brill Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus
Volume:
2015
Pages:
1-21
Publication date:
2015-07-10
Acceptance date:
2015-02-22
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EISSN:
1745-5197
ISSN:
1476-8690
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-08-07

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