Handbook for Biblical Interpretation

by W. Randolph Tate (Author) }


Handbook for Biblical Interpretation

Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Publishing Group

Publication Date: November 01, 2012

ISBN: 0801048621

ISBN-13: 9780801048623

Number of Pages: 544

Weight: 2.28 lb

Dimensions: 9.25 × 7 (inches)

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Product Description

This handbook provides a comprehensive guide to methods, terms, and concepts used by biblical interpreters. It offers students and non-specialists an accessible resource for understanding the complex vocabulary that accompanies serious biblical studies. Articles, arranged alphabetically, explain terminology associated with reading the Bible as literature, clarify the various methods Bible scholars use to study biblical texts, and illuminate how different interpretive approaches can contribute to our understanding. Article references and topical bibliographies point readers to resources for further study. This handbook, now updated and revised to be even more useful for students, was previously published as Interpreting the Bible: A Handbook of Terms and Methods. It is a suitable complement to any standard hermeneutics textbook.

Author Info

W. Randolph Tate (PhD, Florida State University) is professor emeritus of humanities at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, where he taught for twenty-seven years. He is the author of several books, including Biblical Interpretation: An Integrated Approach, 3rd ed.

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