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Evaluating the Legacy of Robert W. Funk: Reforming the Scholarly Model
Scrimgeour, Andrew D., editor

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2018 pp. xxii + 397. $52.00

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Description: Robert W. Funk, professor of New Testament, former Executive Secretary of the Society of Biblical Literature, and founder of Scholars Press and the Jesus Seminar, was one of the most gifted, controversial figures in modern biblical scholarship. The volume includes nineteen of his essays, correspondences, interviews, and administrative papers pertaining to the Society of Biblical Literature and Scholars Press. Colleagues introduce each section with reflections on the life and contributions of Funk. Contributors include Harold W. Attridge, John Dominic Crossan, Lane C. McGaughy, Kent Harold Richards, James M. Robinson, Bernard Brandon Scott, Andrew D. Scrimgeour, and James B. Wiggins.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Greek, Historical Approaches, History, Literary Approaches, Hermeneutics, Jesus

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Review by Thomas H. Olbricht
Published 5/1/2020
Citation: Thomas H. Olbricht, review of Andrew D. Scrimgeour, ed., Evaluating the Legacy of Robert W. Funk: Reforming the Scholarly Model, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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