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Biblical Interpretation: Past and Present

Biblical Interpretation: Past and Present - 96 edition

Biblical Interpretation: Past and Present - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780830815654

ISBN10: 0830815651

Biblical Interpretation: Past and Present by Gerald Bray - ISBN 9780830815654
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Intervarsity Press
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International: No
Biblical Interpretation: Past and Present by Gerald Bray - ISBN 9780830815654

ISBN13: 9780830815654

ISBN10: 0830815651

Edition: 96

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Summary

Now in paperback! Gerald Bray's introductory text examines how the church has interpreted Scripture through the centuries, including key issues and thinkers for each period of church history. A 1997 Christianity Today Book Award winner!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction: The purpose and method of this book1 The Bible and its interpretation: Principles and definitionsPART ONE: BEFORE HISTORICAL CRITICISM2 The beginnings of biblical interpretation3 Patristic interpretation4 Medieval interpretation5 The Renaissance and ReformationPART TWO: THE HISTORICAL-CRITICAL METHOD6 The beginning of the historical-critical methodThe nineteenth century (1800-1918)7 The Old Testament from De Wette to Wellhausen8 The New Testament from Schleiermacher to SchweitzerThe mid-twentieth century (1918-75)9 Old Testament criticism after Wellhausen10 New Testament criticism after SchweitzerPART THREE: THE CONTEMPORARY SCENE11 Academic trends in interpretation12 Social trends in interpretation13 Evangelical trends in interpretationConclusionGeneral bibliographyIndex of namesIndex of subjectsIndex of Scripture passages