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Awkward Reverence: reading the New Testament today. SIGNED by author

Beeching, Paul Q.

ISBN 10: 0334026873 / ISBN 13: 9780334026877
Published by SCM Press Ltd, London, 1997
Condition: Very Good+ Soft cover
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Trade paperback, pictorial white covers w/ some edgewear. Clean text. Index. Author's personal presentation on half-title pg. 246 pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 003135

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Title: Awkward Reverence: reading the New Testament...

Publisher: SCM Press Ltd, London

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st thus

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Reflecting the best of contemporary scholarship on the New Testament, Awkward Reverence is a lively, engaging, beautifully written, rueful, and opinionated guide to writings that some feel have been dulled by modern scholarship. Beeching's response is to revivify the New Testament by reflecting both the important insights of modern scholarship and an of intelligent, self-educated, and awkwardly reverent reader.

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Beeching (retired associate dean, Central Connecticut State Univ.) waits until the final chapter of this biblical survey to explain his "awkward reverence" toward the New Testament. This summation provides some needed balance to a work that tends to lapse into glib sarcasm. Beeching insists on reading the texts "sensibly" as a fascinating but wildly diverse and theologically inconsistent collection of anonymous Greek literature, of which only a handful (i.e., some of Paul's letters) were written by their reputed author. Since seminarians have studied such views for almost 200 years, Beeching expresses disappointment that congregations seldom hear them from the pulpit. Hardly an illuminating work; for larger undergraduate and public libraries.?Richard S. Watts, San Bernardino Cty. Lib., Cal.
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