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History of biblical interpretation : a reader /

What questions do interpreters ask of Scripture and how have those questions changed over time? This book starts at 150 BCE and moves to the present in exploring the major developments and principal approaches to interpreting the Bible. Each chapter surveys the most significant methods and provides...

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Main Author: Yarchin, William.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, 2011.
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Summary:What questions do interpreters ask of Scripture and how have those questions changed over time? This book starts at 150 BCE and moves to the present in exploring the major developments and principal approaches to interpreting the Bible. Each chapter surveys the most significant methods and provides introductions to the prominent people who exemplify them. Each chapter also presents an original document that demonstrates this person's interpretational approach and includes a reference bibliography for further reading. Whether used as a textbook or in individual study, this introduction to the history of biblical interpretation will open new doors for students of the Bible, theology, and church history.
Physical Description:xxx, 444 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:9780801039805 (pbk.)
0801039800 (pbk.)