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Encountering the Living God in Scripture: Theological and Philosophical Principles For Interpretation

William M WrightFrancis Martin

Encountering the Living God in Scripture: Theological and Philosophical Principles For Interpretation

William M WrightFrancis Martin

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:This work gives a philosophical and theological account of the belief that Scripture enables people to encounter the life-giving reality of God. The authors examine the biblical foundations for this belief as given in a variety of witnesses from both testaments and explain the philosophical and theological underpinnings of Christian exegesis. The book sums up and makes accessible the teaching of revered senior scholar and teacher Francis Martin and is aimed squarely at students, assuming no advanced training in philosophy or theology. It includes a foreword by Robert Sokolowski.

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:This work gives a philosophical and theological account of the belief that Scripture enables people to encounter the life-giving reality of God. The authors examine the biblical foundations for this belief as given in a variety of witnesses from both testaments and explain the philosophical and theological underpinnings of Christian exegesis. The book sums up and makes accessible the teaching of revered senior scholar and teacher Francis Martin and is aimed squarely at students, assuming no advanced training in philosophy or theology. It includes a foreword by Robert Sokolowski.
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Meet the Authors

Francis Martin

Francis Martin is a priest in the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. He is Research Fellow in Catholic Biblical studies at the Intercultural Forum for Studies in Faith and Culture at the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington, D.C. He is also Spiritual Advisor to the Mother of God Community in the Archdiocese of Washington.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    foreword by Robert Sokolowski
    introduction
    part 1: fides
    1. The Word Of God: Power And Presence
    2. The Word Of God In The Inspired Speech Of The Prophets
    3. The Word Of God In The Inspired Speech Of The Apostles
    4. The Word Of God In Inspired Written Discourse
    conclusion To Part 1
    part 2: quaerens Intellectum
    5. God And The World: The Distinction
    6. The Metaphysics Of The Created World
    7. Creation, The Bible, And The Question Of Transcendence
    8. Creation And The Communion Of Mind, Words, And World
    9. The Mediation Of Divine Reality Through The Biblical Text
    10. Encountering The Living God In Scripture: The Holy Spirit And Spirituality
    conclusion To Part 2
    index

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 519372
  • Product Code 9780801030956
  • ISBN 0801030951
  • EAN 9780801030956
  • Pages 272
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Exegesis
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Jan 2019
  • Sales Rank #54953
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.374kg

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