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Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible

Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible

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:Top-notch biblical scholars from around the world and from various Christian traditions offer a fulsome yet readable introduction to the Bible and its interpretation. The book concisely introduces the Old and New Testaments and related topics and examines a wide variety of historical and contemporary interpretive approaches, including African, African-American, Asian, and Latino streams. Contributors include N. T. Wright, M. Daniel Carroll R., Stephen Fowl, Joel Green, Michael Holmes, Edith Humphrey, Christopher Rowland, and K. K. Yeo, among others. Questions for reflection and discussion, an annotated bibliography, and a glossary are included.

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About "Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible"

:Top-notch biblical scholars from around the world and from various Christian traditions offer a fulsome yet readable introduction to the Bible and its interpretation. The book concisely introduces the Old and New Testaments and related topics and examines a wide variety of historical and contemporary interpretive approaches, including African, African-American, Asian, and Latino streams. Contributors include N. T. Wright, M. Daniel Carroll R., Stephen Fowl, Joel Green, Michael Holmes, Edith Humphrey, Christopher Rowland, and K. K. Yeo, among others. Questions for reflection and discussion, an annotated bibliography, and a glossary are included.
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Meet the Author

Michael J Gorman

Michael J. Gorman (Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary) is Professor of Sacred Scripture and Dean of the Ecumenical Institute of Theology at St. Marys Seminary & University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He is the author of Apostle of the Crucified Lord: A Theological Introduction to Paul and His Letters; Cruciformity: Paul's Narrative Spirituality of the Cross; Reading Paul; Scripture: An Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible and its Interpretation; Inhabiting the Cruciform God: Kenosis, Justification, and Theosis in Paul's Narrative Soteriology and The Elements of Exegesis
Koorong -Editorial Review.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    introduction
    part 1: The Bible    
    introduction To Part 1
    1. The Bible: A Book, A Library, A Story, An Invitation
    paul Zilonka And Michael j. Gorman
    2. The Setting: Biblical Geography, History, And Archaeology
    karen j. Wenell
    3. The Scriptures Of Israel (the Christian Old Testament)
    claire Mathews Mcginnis
    4. The Writings Of The New Covenant (new Testament)
    michael j. Gorman
    5. Other Books: Nonbiblical Writings Of Note
    christopher w. Skinner
    6. From Books To Library: The Formation Of The Biblical Canon(s)
    michael w. Holmes
    7. From There To Here: The Transmission And Translation Of The Bible
    michael l. Barré
    part 2: The Interpretation Of The Bible In Various Traditions And Cultures
    introduction To Part 2
    8. The Reception Of The Bible And Its Significance
    christine e. Joynes
    9. Premodern Interpretation Of The Bible
    carole Monica c. Burnett
    10. Modern And Postmodern Methods Of Biblical Interpretation
    joel b. Green
    11. Theological Interpretation Of The Bible
    stephen Fowl
    12. Protestant Biblical Interpretation
    michael j. Gorman
    13. Roman Catholic Biblical Interpretation
    ronald d. Witherup
    14. Orthodox Interpretation Of Scripture
    edith m. Humphrey
    15. Pentecostal Biblical Interpretation/spirit Hermeneutics
    craig s. Keener
    16. African Biblical Interpretation
    bungishabaku Katho
    17. African-american Biblical Interpretation
    c. anthony Hunt
    18. Latino/latina Biblical Interpretation
    m. daniel Carroll r.
    19. Asian And Asian-american Biblical Interpretation
    k. k. Yeo
    part 3: The Bible And Contemporary Christian Existence
    introduction To Part 3
    20. The Bible And Spirituality
    michael j. Gorman And Patricia Fosarelli
    21. Scripture And Christian Ethics: Embodying Pentecost
    brent Laytham
    22. The Bible And Politics
    christopher Rowland
    23. The Bible And Christian Community
    jonathan Wilson-hartgrove
    24. The Bible And Christian Mission
    n. t. Wright
    glossary
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 461861
  • Product Code 9780801098390
  • ISBN 0801098394
  • EAN 9780801098390
  • Pages 464
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Jun 2017
  • Sales Rank #55658
  • Dimensions 234 x 158 x 35 mm
  • Weight 0.730kg

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