Psychological Biblical Criticism Paperback

Guides to Biblical Scholarship - Old Testament

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Psychological Biblical Criticism

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This volume provides an introduction to psychological interpretations of the Hebrew Bible -- with the Garden of Eden story as a test case. It approaches the text from Freudian, Jungian, and Developmental psychologies, comparing and contrasting the different methods while taking on the hermeneutical issues. Ricoeur's work is used to establish criteria for adequate interpretation.

Genesis 3 presents a fruitful text for psychological interpretation given its importance in Western culture. Its themes of sexuality, guilt, consciousness, and alienation are issues of great concern for everyone in our society. Kille's aim is to locate psychological criticism within the field of biblical studies and to propose a hermeneutical framework for describing and evaluating psychological approaches. The second part is devoted to analysis of different evaluations of Genesis 3 from the three chosen psychological perspectives.

Psychological Biblical Criticism by D Andrew Kille was published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers in November 2000 and is our 61210th best seller. The ISBN for Psychological Biblical Criticism is 9780800632465.

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Page last updated 4th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherAugsburg Fortress Publishers (November 2000)
Weight267g
Number of Pages160
Thickness12 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9780800632465
ISBN-10080063246X
Product Code116451
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