Pubished Articles and Book Chapters

Below are copies of the manuscripts of various articles and chapters in books that have been published in various places in the United States and Europe. Hopefully these can be of usefulness to you as well. Check this page periodically since I'll be continually uploading new materials. Feel free to quote from them with the proper citation: Lorin L. Cranford, [Resource Title], [page #], downloaded from Cranfordville on [date of download]. To access, click on the appropritate format icon. All rights reserved ©.
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"Inspiration" A study of the ancient concepts of inspiration through the six century A.D. Originally published in Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, revised edition by Garland Press in 1996

Also in the html page are the lecture notes for Religion 492 on the topic of divine inspiration.

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"Revelation" A study of the ancient concepts of revelation through the six century A.D. Originally published in Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, revised edition by Garland Press in 1996

Also in this page are the lecture notes for Religion 492 on the topic of divine revelation.

"A Rhetorical Reading of Galatians" A summation of the rhetorical structure of Paul's letter to the churches of Galatia. Originally published in the Southwestern Journal of Theology in the fall of 1994. Click here to access.
"Throwing Your Margaritas to the Pigs: A Rhetorical Reading of Matt. 7:6" Gemeinschaft der Kirchen und gesellschaftliche Verantwortung. Die Würde des Anderen und das Recht anders zu denken. Festschrift für Professor Dr. Erich Geldbach, pp. 351-363. Vol. 30 in Ökumenische Studien. Münster: Lit Verlag, 2004 A chapter in the Festschrift published in February 2004. The chapter explores a new meaning of Matt. 7:6 based on literary structural understandings of the Sermon on the Mount. Click here to access pdf file.-----
"Modern New Testament Interpretation"  Chapter 10 in the 2002 second edition of Biblical Hermeneutics: A Comprehensive Introdution to Interpreting Scripture, pp. 147-162. A brief survey of modern methods of interpreting the New Testament.
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Understanding Calvinism: An Overview Study Released in December 2014 as personal study of this movement. Click here to access pdf file.
THE WESTERN INTROSPECTIVE CONSCIENCE: A Biblical Perspective on Decision Making A personal study developed for members of the Wednesday Evening Bible Study Group in Santa Ana, Costa Rica. Released Dec. 2014. Click here to access pdf file.
"Introduction to Hebrews" Issue editor responsibilities for the Spring 2005 issue of the Review and Expositor Theological Journal
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