Encountering Jesus, Encountering Scripture: Reading the Bible Critically in Faith  -     By: David Crump
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Encountering Jesus, Encountering Scripture: Reading the Bible Critically in Faith

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2013 / Paperback

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Personal, experiential faith is seldom given a seat at the table of academic theology and biblical studies. However, in Encountering Jesus, Encountering Scripture David Crump argues--with the assistance of Soren Kierkegaard's religious philosophy-- that "authentic understanding, and thus authentic Christian commitment, can only arise from the personal commitment that is faith."

Examining the various biblical, historical, cultural, theological, and academic hurdles demanding a truly Kierkegaardian leap of faith before one can meet the resurrected Jesus, Crump provides a very insightful and intriguing discussion of key New Testament texts and critical issues pertaining to them, reveals how Truth is discovered only through the subjectivity of faith.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 080286466X
ISBN-13: 9780802864666
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Personal, experiential faith is seldom given a seat at the table of academic theology and biblical studies. David Crump, however, with the assistance of S ren Kierkegaard's religious philosophy, claims that "authentic understanding, and thus authentic Christian living, can only arise from the personal commitment that is faith." Examining the various biblical, historical, cultural, theological, and academic hurdles demanding a truly Kierkegaardian leap of faith before meeting the resurrected Jesus, Standing at the Crossroads provides a careful discussion of key New Testament texts and issues revealing how Truth is discovered only through the subjectivity of faith.

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Encountering Jesus, Encountering Scripture is part bombshell, part pastoral epistle...Both Kierkegaard and Crump have a way of chopping a path through all the brush of hermeneutical debates and academic wrangling about historical criticism to remind us of a simple but still disconcerting truth--that the point of Scripture is to encounter Jesus...Students and other interpreters need to read this book to be reminded that what's at stake in biblical studies is an encounter with the Lover of our souls.
-James K. A. Smith

It is not surprising that David Crump's Encountering Jesus, Encountering Scripture exhibits a deep understanding of the issues raised by historical-critical biblical scholarship. But Crump's book is far more than a learned piece of New Testament scholarship. He shows how it is possible for a person who knows about the critical issues to read the Bible as God's word for today, addressed to existing human beings. Crump carries on a continual conversation with Kierkegaard that I found illuminating and that the great Danish thinker would have found gratifying.
-C. Stephen Evans

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