Intertextuality and historical approaches to the use of Scripture in the New Testament

Steve Moyise
2005 Verbum et Ecclesia  
In a previous article in this journal (2002:418-31), I offered a taxonomy of five ways that the term "intertextuality" is being used in biblical studies. In this article, I wish to clarify the relationship between intertextuality and historical approaches to the use of Scripture in the New Testament. I take as a case study the use of Isaiah 8:12-13 in 1 Peter 3:14-15 and conclude that historical and literary approaches both have an important role to play in elucidating the meaning of this text.
more » ... aning of this text. I also take the opportunity of responding to some of the arguments put forward by critics of intertextuality.
doi:10.4102/ve.v26i2.235 fatcat:p4n7kkx6szh2ncxbz6tfa7e6hq