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Articles 2006-10

Here are Richard’s published articles for 2006-10:

Chapter title: The Gospel of Jesus: Graham Stanton, Biography and the Genre of Matthew
Book title: Jesus, Matthew’s Gospel and Early Christianity: Studies in Memory of Graham N Stanton
Editors: Daniel M Gurtner, Joel Willetts, Richard A Burridge
Publisher: London: T&T Clark
Pages: 5-22
ISBN: 978-0567500854
Publication date: 2011

Article title: Imitating Jesus: Reading the Eternal Word Response
Journal title: Scottish Journal of Theology, 63/3
Pages: 346-52
ISSN: 0036-9306 (print) 1475-3065 (online)
Publication date: August 2010

Chapter title: Ethics and Genre: The Narrative Setting of Moral Language in the New Testament
Book title: Moral Language in the New Testament: The Interrelatedness of Language and Ethics in Early Christian Writings
Editors: Ruben Zimmerman, Jan G van der Watt, Susanne Luther
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
Pages: 383-96
ISBN: 978-3161503542
Publication date: 2010

Chapter title: Imitating Jesus: An Inclusive Approach to the Ethics of the Historical Jesus and John’s Gospel
Book title: John, Jesus & History: Aspects of Historicity in the Fourth Gospel
Editors: Paul N Anderson, Felix Just, Tom Thatcher
Publisher: Brill
Pages: 281-90
ISBN: 978-1589833920
Publication date: 2009

Article title: Being Biblical? Slavery, Sexuality, and the Inclusive Community
Journal title: Hts Teologiese Studies, 64/1
Pages: from 155
ISSN: 0259-9422 (print) 2072-8050 (online)
Publication date: 2008
Abstract: The use of the Bible in ethical debate has been central for the last two millennia. Current debates about sexuality, or the position of women in church leadership, are marked by both, or all, sides of the argument using Scripture. However, this has been true of many issues in the past. This is demonstrated in the debate about slavery two hundred years ago. Careful analysis of the use of Scripture in both the justification and critique of apartheid reveals how both sides quoted Scripture in its various modes, such as rules, principles, paradigms, and overall world-view. The biographical nature of the Gospels means that we must set Jesus’ rigorous ethical teaching in the context of the narrative of his deeds, including his open and welcoming acceptance of all people. It was an inclusive community of interpretation which changed the debates about slavery and apartheid, and a similar inclusive community is needed today.

Chapter title: Genres of the Old and New Testaments: Gospels
Book title: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies
Editors: John Rogerson, Judith M Lieu
Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press
Pages: 432-44
ISBN: 978-0199237777
Publication date: 2006

Article title: Imitating Mark’s Jesus: Imagination, Scripture, and Inclusion in Biblical Ethics Today
Journal title: Sewanee Theological Review, 50/1
Pages: 11-31
ISSN: 1059-9576
Publication date: 2006

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