History of Biblical Interpretation: A Reader

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Hendrickson Publishers, 2004 - Religion - 444 pages
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Publisher's description: What questions do interpreters ask of Scripture and how have those questions changed over time? History of Biblical Interpretation starts at 150 BCE and moves to the present in exploring the major developments and principal approaches to interpreting the Bible. Thirty-four chapters survey the most significant methods and provide 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 excellent introduction to the history of biblical interpretation will open new doors for students of the Bible, theology, and church history.

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This volume provides a selection of biblical interpretations, dating from 150 B.C.E. to the present, with examples from the major schools, both Jewish and Christian. Yarchin (religion & philosophy ... Read full review

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Yarchin is Chair and Professor of the Department of Religion and Philosophy in the Haggard School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University.

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