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A Hermeneutic of Wisdom: Recovering the Formative Agency of Scripture

J De Waal Dryden

A Hermeneutic of Wisdom: Recovering the Formative Agency of Scripture

J De Waal Dryden

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:This book develops an integrated hermeneutic that connects the Bible to spiritual formation and the development of Christian virtues. The author shows how the whole Bible can be understood as a wisdom text that directs its readers morally, shapes them in their deepest affections and convictions, and impacts how they look at the world and live in it. Offering an innovative hermeneutical approach, it will serve as an ideal supplement to standard hermeneutics textbooks.

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:This book develops an integrated hermeneutic that connects the Bible to spiritual formation and the development of Christian virtues. The author shows how the whole Bible can be understood as a wisdom text that directs its readers morally, shapes them in their deepest affections and convictions, and impacts how they look at the world and live in it. Offering an innovative hermeneutical approach, it will serve as an ideal supplement to standard hermeneutics textbooks.
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Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    introduction
    part 1: Tilling The Soil
    1. Knowing And Reading
    2. Being And Doing
    3. Law And Gospel
    part 2: Planting The Seeds
    4. Reading Gospels For Wisdom: Theory
    5. Reading Gospels For Wisdom: Practice
    6. Reading Epistles For Wisdom: Theory
    7. Reading Epistles For Wisdom: Practice
    conclusion
    appendix: Wisdom And "wisdom Literature"
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 501780
  • Product Code 9780801097935
  • ISBN 0801097932
  • EAN 9780801097935
  • Pages 320
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Hermeneutics
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Jul 2018
  • Sales Rank #56277
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.426kg

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