Hermeneutics as Apprenticeship

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Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Academic

Publication Date: September 20, 2016


ISBN: 0801049393

ISBN-13: 9780801049392

Number of Pages: 256

Dimensions: 9.00 × 6.00 (inches)

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A Fresh Approach to the Art of Biblical Interpretation

This book offers a fresh approach to the art of biblical interpretation, focusing on the ways Scripture itself forms its readers as wise and faithful interpreters. David Starling shows that apprenticing ourselves to the interpretive practices of the biblical writers and engaging closely with texts from all parts of the Bible help us to develop the habits and practices required to be good readers of Scripture. After introducing the principles, Starling works through the canon, providing inductive case studies in interpretive method and drawing out implications for contemporary readers. Offering a fresh contribution to hermeneutical discussions, this book will be an ideal supplement to traditional hermeneutics textbooks for seminarians. It includes a foreword by Peter O'Brien.

Author Info

David I. Starling (PhD, University of Sydney) is senior lecturer in New Testament and theology and head of the Bible and Theology Department at Morling College in New South Wales, Australia. He has authored several books, including UnCorinthian Leadership: Thematic Reflections on 1 Corinthians, and is the New Testament book review editor for Themelios.

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