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Theological Hermeneutics [2007]

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published in 1977 by SCM Press.

This book introduces theological hermeneutics by giving a historical account of the development of hermeneutical thinking.
It defines hermeneutics as the analysis of the obstacles to understanding. The history of hermeneutical thinking and responses to obstacles is told here, beginning with the allegorical interpretation of myths in Hellenism through to the contemporary view of the hermeneutical problem as universal. Following the opening chapters on the history of hermeneutical thought, the book presents an overview of the various contemporary hermeneutical schools of thought, and shows their rooted-ness in different parts of the hermeneutical tradition.
The focus is clearly on biblical interpretation however it does also take account of developments outside the field of theology, as they influence the theological reflection on the hermeneutical problem. The questions raised and the possible answers suggested in this volume will be of interest to students of other disciplines, such as philosophy and literature. it also includes a detailed index.

This is in a very good clean condition throughout, with very little wear and a tight sound binding.

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Author(s):
Alexander S Jensen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.3 cm by 23.2 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0334029015
ISBN-13:
9780334029014
Number of pages:
237
Publisher:
SCM Press
Title:
Theological Hermeneutics

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published in 1977 by SCM Press.

This book introduces theological hermeneutics by giving a historical account of the development of hermeneutical thinking.
It defines hermeneutics as the analysis of the obstacles to understanding. The history of hermeneutical thinking and responses to obstacles is told here, beginning with the allegorical interpretation of myths in Hellenism through to the contemporary view of the hermeneutical problem as universal. Following the opening chapters on the history of hermeneutical thought, the book presents an overview of the various contemporary hermeneutical schools of thought, and shows their rooted-ness in different parts of the hermeneutical tradition.
The focus is clearly on biblical interpretation however it does also take account of developments outside the field of theology, as they influence the theological reflection on the hermeneutical problem. The questions raised and the possible answers suggested in this volume will be of interest to students of other disciplines, such as philosophy and literature. it also includes a detailed index.

This is in a very good clean condition throughout, with very little wear and a tight sound binding.

Author(s):
Alexander S Jensen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.3 cm by 23.2 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0334029015
ISBN-13:
9780334029014
Number of pages:
237
Publisher:
SCM Press
Title:
Theological Hermeneutics

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