A short history of the interpretation of the Bible

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Fortress Press, Apr 1, 1984 - Religion - 213 pages
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In this book, the author focuses chiefly on the New Testament and the early church, with modern revisions. However, he refrains from prophecy, and, instead, sets forth his interpretation of the basic principles of historical and theological scripture. The author further translates quotations from the Greek New Testament.

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User Review  - Jan - Goodreads

This was a slog. It was hard to read, hard to follow. I managed to persevere until the end of part one, but couldn't bring myself to read Tracy's second part. Read full review

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didn't like it. It was confusing and seemingly without direction. oh well Read full review


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Grant is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, The University of Chicago.

David Tracy is Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, professor of theology in the Divinity School, and professor in the Committee on the Analysis of Ideas and Methods and the Committee on Social Thought. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he is the author of many books, including "Blessed Rage for Order" and "The Analogical Imagination,"

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