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The Letter and Spirit of Biblical Interpretation: From the Early Church to Modern Practice

Paperback|Jul 2018
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:For the better part of fifteen centuries, Christians read Scripture on two complementary levels, the literal and the spiritual. In the modern period, the spiritual sense gradually became marginalized in favor of the literal sense. The Bible came to be...


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:For the better part of fifteen centuries, Christians read Scripture on two complementary levels, the literal and the spiritual. In the modern period, the spiritual sense gradually became marginalized in favor of the literal sense. The Bible came to be read and interpreted like any other book. This brief, accessible introduction to the history of biblical interpretation examines key turning points and figures and argues for a retrieval of the premodern spiritual habits of reading Scripture.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 501782
  • Product Code 9780801049682
  • ISBN 0801049687
  • EAN 9780801049682
  • Pages 288
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Jul 2018
  • Sales Rank 59089
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 20mm
  • Weight 0.387kg
  • :<b>contents<br></b><br>1. Introduction To The History Of Biblical Interpretation<br><b>part 1: Historical Survey<br></b>2. Earliest Christian Exegesis<br>3. Later Patristic Exegesis<br>4. Medieval Exegesis<br>5. Early Modern Exegesis<br>6. The Rise Of Historical-critical Exegesis<br><b>part 2: Letter And Spirit<br></b>7. (ir)reconcilable Differences?<br>8. A Way Forward<br>indexes

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