Biblical Interpretation: History, Context, and Reality

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Christine Helmer, Taylor G. Petrey
Society of Biblical Lit, 2005 - Religion - 181 pages
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More akin to science than to art, biblical interpretation eats its dead--consigning its past heroes to oblivion once new paradigms have passed them by. The history of the field has emerged as a separate discipline, and the question pondered by theologians and philosophers here is whether that history has merit of its own, or serves merely as raw ma
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Formale und materiale Aspekte
17
New Garments for Biblical Joseph
33
Reassessment of an Early Christian
57
The Incorporeality of
73
The Democratization of Messianism in Modern Jewish Thought
87
Hegels Interpretation
133
Feuerbach and the Hermeneutics of Imagination
155
Index of Biblical Passages and Related Sources
169
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About the author (2005)

Christine Helmer is Professor of Religious Studies and German at Northwestern University. She is the author of "The Trinity and Martin Luther" (Zabern 1999) and contributing editor of numerous books on biblical interpretation, historical theology, and contemporary theology, including "The Global Luther: A Theologian for Modern Times" (Fortress 2009).

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