Theology and Scriptural Imagination: Directions in Modern Theology
October 1998, Wiley-Blackwell
1. Imagining the World Scripture Imagines: Luke Timothy Johnson (Emory University).
2. Figural Reading and the Fashioning of Christian Identity in Boyarin: John David Dawson (Haverford College).
3. In Defence of Allegory: Robert Louis Wilken (University of Charlottesville).
4.'We are Companions of the Patriarchs' or Scripture Absorbs Calvin's World: Kathryn Green-McCreight (New Haven).
5.'Is There a (Non-sexist) Bible in This Church?' A Feminist Case for Interpretive Communities: Mary Mclintock-Fulkerson (Duke Divinity School).
6. Two (Or More) Kinds of Scripture Scholarship: Alvin Plantinga (University of Notre Dame).
7. Scripture as Popular Text: Kathryn Tanner (University of Chicago).
L. Gregory Jones is Professor at Duke University Divinity School. He is the author of three books, including most recently Embodying Forgiveness.
- Cross-disciplinary essays by authors in diverse fields
- David Dawson, against the background of the seductive pleas for anti-Jewishness during the German Church struggle, shows how figural reading of Scripture is tightly bound to the fashioning of Christian identity
- Kathryn Greene-McCreight shows how Scripture absorbs the world of John Calvin
- Mary McClintock Fulkerson offers a feminist case for non-sexist interpretive communities
- Alvin Planting a proposes how a Christian philosopher can challenge, while taking advantage of, Higher Biblical Criticisms.