Book Summary

In this rich and creative volume the importance of linguistic issues for biblical interpretation is analyzed, the challenge of postmodernism is explored, and some of the most creative recent developments are assessed and updated.

About the Book

"There is always some view of language built into biblical interpretation. If we are to read Scripture to hear God’s address it is vital that we attend to current debates about language and become critically conscious in this respect."Craig BartholomewAfter Pentecost is the second volume from the Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar. This annual gathering of Christian scholars from various disciplines was established in 1998 and aims to reassess the discipline of biblical studies from the foundations up and forge creative new ways for reopening the Bible in our cultures.The Seminar was aware from the outset that any renewal of biblical interpretation would have to attend to the issue of language. In this rich and creative volume the importance of linguistic issues for biblical interpretation is analyzed, the challenge of postmodernism is explored, and some of the most creative recent developments in philosophy and theology of language are assessed and updated for biblical interpretation. CONTRIBULTORS INCLUDE:Mary HesseRay Van LeeuwenAnthony ThiseltonKevin VanhoozerNicholas Wolterstorff

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780310234128
  • ISBN 10: 0310234123
  • Imprint: Zondervan Academic
  • On Sale: 2001-12-10
  • Pages: 464
  • List Price: $37.99
  • Publisher: Zondervan Academic
  • Series: Scripture and Hermeneutics Series
  • Publication Date: 2001-12-10
  • Trim Size: 152.000mm x 229.000mm x 28.000mm
  • Weight: 620.000gr
  • Category 1 : RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Exegesis & Hermeneutics