Theological Hermeneutics Paperback

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Theological Hermeneutics

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This book introduces theological hermeneutics by giving a historical account of the development of hermeneutical thinking. It defines hermeneutics as the analysis of the obstacles to understanding. The history of hermeneutical thinking and responses to obstacles is told here, beginning with the allegorical interpretation of myths in Hellenism through to the contemporary view of the hermeneutical problem as universal. Following the opening chapters on the history of hermeneutical thought, the book presents an overview of the various contemporary hermeneutical schools of thought, and shows their rooted-ness in different parts of the hermeneutical tradition.

The focus is clearly on biblical interpretation however it does also take account of developments outside the field of theology, as they influence the theological reflection on the hermeneutical problem. The questions raised and the possible answers suggested in this volume will be of interest to students of other disciplines, such as philosophy and literature.

Theological Hermeneutics by Alexander Jensen was published by SCM Press in June 2007 and is our 28976th best seller. The ISBN for Theological Hermeneutics is 9780334029014.

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Page last updated 3rd December 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherSCM Press (June 2007)
Preface byAndrew Bradstock
Weight19g
Number of Pages254
Thickness36 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
ISBN9780334029014
ISBN-100334029015
Product Code12399
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