Resourcing New Testament Studies: Literary, Historical, and Theological Essays in Honor of David L. Dungan
McNicol, Allan J., David B. Peabody and J. Samuel Subramanian, editors
New York: T&T Clark, 2009 pp. xiii + 222. $120.00
Description: "Resourcing New Testament Studies" includes fifteen essays, contributed by twenty, internationally known scholars, including representatives from North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. These colleagues joined together to honor David Laird Dungan, Emeritus Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, whose impressive teaching, research, and publishing career has now spanned over four decades.Opening Part I - 'In Honor of David L. Dungan,' is a lively and revealing 'Cooperative Essay on a Collaborative Scholar,' composed by five of Dungan's colleagues; three, from the University of Tennessee; a fourth, from the editorial team with Dungan for The International Bible Commentary; and the fifth, Dungan's friend from childhood and co-author of their popular Source book for the Study of the Gospels. Part I concludes with a full bibliography of Dungan's published work.Subsequent Parts of the volume focus on three themes, each reflecting some aspect of Dungan's own work, 'Part II. The Synoptic Problem;' 'Part III. Jesus, the Gospels and Acts' and 'Part IV. Canon, Theology and Ethics.'
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature
Review by M. Eugene Boring
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Citation: M. Eugene Boring, review of Allan J. McNicol, David B. Peabody, and J. Samuel Subramanian, eds., Resourcing New Testament Studies: Literary, Historical, and Theological Essays in Honor of David L. Dungan, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2011).
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