Introducing Medieval Biblical Interpretation

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Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Academic

Publication Date: February 20, 2018


ISBN: 080104880X

ISBN-13: 9780801048807

Number of Pages: 320

Dimensions: 9.00 × 6.00 (inches)

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This introductory guide, written by a leading expert in medieval theology and church history, offers a thorough overview of medieval biblical interpretation. After an opening chapter sketching the necessary background in patristic exegesis (especially the hermeneutical teaching of Augustine), the book progresses through the Middle Ages from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries, examining all the major movements, developments, and historical figures of the period. Rich in primary text engagement and comprehensive in scope, it is the only current, compact introduction to the whole range of medieval exegesis.

Author Info

Ian Christopher Levy (PhD, Marquette University) is professor of historical theology at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Holy Scripture and the Quest for Authority at the End of the Middle Ages.

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