ISAIAH IN 1 PETER 3:13-17: APPLYING INTERTEXTUALITY TO THE STUDY OF THE OLD TESTAMENT IN THE NEW
AbstractIntertextuality is a postmodern literary concept that has become something of a buzz word in recent biblical studies. However, it can be fruitfully combined with more traditional approaches to illuminate the use of the Old Testament in the New. In this study of the Isaiah material quoted in 1 Peter 3:13-17, we combine historical, grammatical and structural modes of interpretation, with certain aspects of intertextuality, in order to explore the textual dynamics of this intriguing text.
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