Sensing the Scriptures Paperback

Aminadab's Chariot and the Predicament of Biblical Interpretation

by Karlfried Froehlich;


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Sensing the Scriptures

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This book explores the ways that Christians, from the period of late antiquity through the Protestant Reformation, interpreted the Bible according to its several levels of meaning. Using the five bodily senses as an organizing principle, Karlfried Froehlich probes key theological developments, traditions, and approaches across this broad period, culminating in a consideration of the implications of this historical development for the contemporary church.Distinguishing between "principles" and "rules" of interpretation, Froehlich offers a clear and useful way of discerning the fundamental difference between interpretive methods (rules) and the overarching spiritual goals (principles) that must guide biblical interpretation. As a study of roots and reasons as well as the role of imagination in the development of biblical interpretation, Sensing the Scriptures reminds us how intellectually and spiritually relevant the pursuit of a historical perspective is for Christian faith and life today.

Sensing the Scriptures by Karlfried Froehlich was published by William B Eerdmans Publishing Co in October 2014. The ISBN for Sensing the Scriptures is 9780802870803.

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Page last updated 3rd December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback / softback
PublisherWilliam B Eerdmans Publishing Co (October 2014)
Weight254g
Number of Pages166
Thickness12 mm
Height152 mm
Width240 mm
ISBN9780802870803
ISBN-100802870805
Product Code4280627
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