Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible

Top notch biblical scholars from around the world and from various Christian traditions offer a fulsome yet readable introduction to the Bible and its interpretation The book concisely introduces the Old and New Testaments and related topics and examines a wide variety of historical and contemporary interpretive approaches, including African, African American, Asian, andTop notch biblical scholars from around the world and from various Christian traditions offer a fulsome yet readable introduction to the Bible and its interpretation The book concisely introduces the Old and New Testaments and related topics and examines a wide variety of historical and contemporary interpretive approaches, including African, African American, Asian, and Latino streams Contributors include N T Wright, M Daniel Carroll R Stephen Fowl, Joel Green, Michael Holmes, Edith Humphrey, Christopher Rowland, and K K Yeo, among others Questions for reflection and discussion, an annotated bibliography, and a glossary are included.
Scripture and Its Interpretation A Global Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible Top notch biblical scholars from around the world and from various Christian traditions offer a fulsome yet readable introduction to the Bible and its interpretation The book concisely introduces the

  • Title: Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible
  • Author: Michael J Gorman
  • ISBN: 9780801098390
  • Page: 353
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible edited by Michael J. Gorman is a tour de force collection of introductory essays aimed to familiarize readers with the Christian Bible form a historical and hermeneutical perspective. The book includes essays by an extraordinary group of contributors from around the globe, including representation from four major theological traditions: Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, and Pentecostal (p. xx). The scope of the book i [...]

    2. I am unaware of a resource of precisely this kind. I read it in its entirety, carefully over the course of a week or so, and was deeply impressed with its helpfulness in regards to informing the lay person on a tremendous breadth of scholarly discussion and ecumenical insight into Scripture. The articles are written simply, and cover very basic material, so that specialists will uncover nothing new in the articles pertaining to their own areas of expertise. But, this is not the point of the book [...]

    3. Actually, watch for an "official" review of this on Englewood Review. But, for now, let me suggest this as a great overview of the idea of Scripture (not contents). Three parts: The Bible (think of the book--background, reception, etc); The Interpretation of the Bible in Various Traditions and Cultures (multiple chapters covering Protestant, Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Modern, Postmodern, and more); and, The Bible and Contemporary Christian Existence (Spirituality, Ethics, Politics, C [...]

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