Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views bring together a distinguished panel of experts to state and defend their approach to the discipline. Keying each perspective to a specific text, Matthew 2.7-15, each contributor draws out their how their approach to the discipline of hermeneutics would affect the interpretation and consequently elucidate the meaning of the Matthew pericope.
The result is a riveting and mind bending exploration of how to read the biblical text from multiple approaches each of which remains congruent with Christian belief.
Five experts in biblical hermeneutics gather here to state and defend their approach to the discipline. Contributors include: Craig Blomberg with the historical-critical/grammatical approach, Richard Gaffin with the redemptive-historical approach, Scott Spencer with the literary/postmodern approach, Robert Wall with the canonical approach and Merold Westphal with the philosophical/theological approach.