Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible
Baker Academic, Nov 1, 2005 - Religion - 896 pages
For the pastor or serious layperson, the realm of biblical interpretation can be a confusing maze of personalities, communities, methods, and theories. This maze can often result in obscuring the main goal of interpreting Scripture: hearing and knowing God better.
The Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible is a groundbreaking reference tool that introduces readers to key names, theories, and concepts in the field of biblical interpretation. It discusses these approaches and evaluates their helpfulness in enabling Christians to hear what God is saying to the church through Scripture. The contributors come from a variety of backgrounds, and the dictionary covers a broad range of topics with both clarity and depth.
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Dictionary for theological interpretation of the BibleUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Single-volume reference works are always ambitious undertakings, and this dictionary by evangelical publisher Baker is more ambitious than most. Along with Craig G. Bartholomew (philosophy, Redeemer ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - temsmail - LibraryThing
This excellent new work updates the research on several other Bible Dictionaries. Everything is viewed from a theological perspective, leaving linguistic and cultural details to others to illucdate. Read full review