Foreword by Douglas Knight.
A collection of scholarly essays, originally published in the Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation, on various methods and approaches to Biblical interpretation. The essays have been modestly corrected, some bibliographies updated, and several new essays added.
Features and Benefits:
- For use in classrooms in Biblical exegesis.
- Philosophical hermeneutics.
- Cutting-edge scholarship.
- The best in contemporary Biblical scholarship.
- For use as a primer or refresher for Biblical interpretation.
- Excellent tools to refresh pastors on the best methods in modern biblical interpretation.
- Incorporates diversity and pluralism into the various methods of biblical interpretation.
Includes essays on the following approaches to Biblical interpretation:
- Archaeology and Historiography.
- Text Criticism, Languages, and Linguistics.
- Early Jewish Approaches.
- Folklore, Religion, and Myth.
- Source, Form, and Tradition Criticism.
- Literary and Structural/Postmodernist Approaches Methods.
- Theological Approaches.
- Social Science Methods.
- Contextual Approaches.
- Liberation or Ideological Approaches.
- Gender-Based Approaches.
- Quest of the Historical Jesus.
- Psychological Approaches.
Many renowned scholars such as the following have contributed essays to this work:
Loyola University New Orleans
Department of Religious Studies
New Orleans, Louisiana
Gale A. Yee
Episcopal Divinity School
Cain Hope Felder
School of Divinity
John H. Hayes