In our polarized postmodern society, can we be authentic Christians
without taking sides? How do we approach the Bible if we're neither
theologically conservative nor liberal? McKnight offers a "third way"
for a new generation of evangelicals---setting aside traditional
labels, reading the Bible as "story," and living out a radical gospel
Arguably the leading authority on biblical and
philosophical hermeneutics, Thiselton's is widely acclaimed in biblical studies and philosophical theology. His
probing interaction with numerous other great thinkers such as Gadamer,
Ricoeur, Pannenberg, etc, make this volume a valuable resource for
scholars and students.
Vanhoozer's Is There Meaning in this Text is the seminal
contribution of Evangelical scholarship to the field of Hermeneutics.
Vanhoozer lucidly and directly critiques trends in postmodern literary
criticism (deconstruction) and thinkers (Ricoeur, Fish), while
providing a critical methodology upon which
"texts"--and most especially biblical texts--can be confidently
Covering everything from translational concerns to different genres of biblical writing, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
is used worldwide. In clear, simple language, it helps you accurately
understand the different parts of the Bible---their meaning for ancient
audiences and their implications for you today---so you can uncover the
inexhaustible worth that is in God's Word.
In this book Four Views On Moving Beyond the Bible to Theology
major Evangelical scholars Walter Kaiser, Daniel Doriani, Kevin
Vanhoozer, and William Webb, all grapple with the difficulty of moving beyond--but not away from--the biblical text and into theology.
Highly recommended for those seeking encourage good interpretive principals for sound
In The Hermeneutical Spiral, Grant Osborned provides a comprehensive introduction to the major theological and philosophical issues involved in biblical interpretation. Osborne's thoroughly evangelical work is now one of the most wisely used text books for seminarians across the country, and argues from a position that recognizes Scripture as God's word.
An outstanding introduction to biblical interpretation, from the Patristic period to the present day. Clear, accessible, and
authoritative, Jasper's survey examines philosophical issues underlying
the development of textual interpretation, as well as providing a
theoretical framework for understanding hermeneutics in different faith
traditions. Includes questions for reflection and discussion.
The Faith of Jesus Christ contains is a series of essays by prominent
Pauline scholars including, Stanley Porter,
Francis Watson, Douglas Campbell, Bruce Lowe, Benjamin Myers, and
others. They examine the various theological, exegetical, and interpretive issues with the phrase pistis christou. In doing so the help bring clarity to an issue of ancient and continuous debate.