Reading The Good Book Well Paperback
A Guide to Biblical Interpretation
by Jerry Camery-Hoggatt;
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Reading The Good Book Well
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Jerry Camery-Hoggatt addresses this problem with several solutions: a return to a conscious affirmation of authorial intention as the beginning place for interpretation; a careful examination of the actual workings of communication; a concept of text to include the assumptions and cultural knowledge upon which the text depends for meaningful communication; an examination of the various academic disciplines with an eye toward correlating their conclusions with the necessary activities of reading; and easily accessible language that makes sense to the beginning student and the lay reader alike.
Here is a single, accessible volume that explains the basic vocabulary and logic of biblical interpretation, shows how the various methodologies can be fitted together into a seamless interpretive model for exegesis, and then reflects carefully on the implications of that method for the various issues of reading, teaching, reflection, and preaching.
Through common and practical examples Jerry Camery-Hoggatt teaches students a way of reading the Bible that replicates the activities the biblical authors expected their readers would perform, and he uses a model that is applicable across linguistic boundaries, genres, and various cultural contexts; that is, throughout the human experience of language there exists a common set of mental activities that can be identified and studied, and these are fundamental to reading and interpreting the Bible.
The prose style is conversational, non-technical, and is intended to be inviting to the beginning student, and refreshing for advanced students and teachers.
Reading The Good Book Well by Jerry Camery-Hoggatt was published by Abingdon Press in September 2007 and is our 28520th best seller. The ISBN for Reading The Good Book Well is 9780687642755.
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Details for Reading The Good Book Well
|Author / Artist||Jerry Camery-Hoggatt|
|Publisher||Abingdon Press (September 2007)|
|Number of Pages||228|
|Page last updated||17th August 2017|