Biblical Hermeneutics - eBook
Biblical Hermeneutics - eBook  -     Edited By: Steve Lemke, Grant Lovejoy
    By: Bruce Corley
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Format: DRM Free ePub
Vendor: B&H Academic
Publication Date: 2002
ISBN: 9781433669453
ISBN-13: 9781433669453

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Biblical Hermeneutics is a textbook for introductory courses in hermeneutics. It takes an interdisciplinary approach that is both balanced and practical with six major areas of focus: the history of biblical interpretation, philosophical presuppositions, biblical genre, the uniqueness of Scripture, the practice of exegesis, and use of exegetical insights that will be lived and communicated in preaching and teaching.

Biblical Hermeneutics is designed for students who have little or no knowledge of biblical interpretation. It provides, in one volume, resources for gaining a working knowledge of the multi-faceted nature of biblical interpretation and for supporting the practice of exegesis on the part of the student. The first chapter "A Student's Primer for Exegesis" by Bruce Corley gives the student a bird's eye view of the entire process. It becomes for the student a kind of template to which they will return again and again as they engage in the process of exegesis.

This revised edition of Biblical Hermeneutics contains seven new chapter that deal with the major literary genre of Scripture: law, narrative, poetry, wisdom, prophecy, Gospels and Acts, epistles, and apocalyptic. The unique nature of Scripture is presented in part three that addresses the authority, inspiration, and language of Scripture. The book contains two extensive appendices, "A Student's Glossary for Biblical Studies" and an updated and expanded version of "A Student's Guide to Reference Books and Biblical Commentaries.

Author Bio

 Steve Lemke is provost and professor of Philosophy and Ethics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  1. Jimmy Reagan
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    Jimmy Reagan
    West Union, OH
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    Gender: male
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    This volume on biblical hermeneutics, edited by Bruce Corley, Steve Lemke, and Grant Lovejoy, is offered up as a comprehensive introduction to interpreting Scripture. Its approach is different than many such volumes in that each chapter is written by scholarly expert in that field. Usually, one or only a few contribute to such a book. The book is divided into five parts presented in the logical order of how to study the Bible, biblical hermeneutics in history, the authority, inspiration, and language of Scripture, the genres of Scripture, and going from exegesis to proclamation. The book is aimed at students and ministers and has been widely used as a textbook.

    The book begins with a fine primer for exegesis to help those with little background and to define the keywords any student will need to know in the subject. As with each chapter, the contributor provides a bibliography for further study. Chapter 2 explains the grammatical historical method and puts this book on a firm conservative foundation. From there, inductive Bible study methods are explained.

    The next section covers biblical hermeneutics in history in eight chapters. While that might be more history than some would want, it covers all the bases and is well done. Part 3 brings in the often-forgotten subject of the authority and inspiration of Scripture and introduces us to textual criticism.

    One of the best sections of this book is part 4 where the genres of Scripture are discussed in seven chapters. To my mind, this is where the student most often needs help and theyve gone out of their way in this book to provide it. Biblical hermeneutics that doesnt go on to preaching is rather pointless, so the final five chapters teach us how to take the hermeneutic process and translate it into biblical preaching.

    This book is a solid effort. I prefer it as a secondary resource as it complements well with other volumes that might have gaps. This volume is well worth securing.

    I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255.
  2. Pr Isael Costa
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    De fato, o conteúdo do livro justifica o seu título. A distribuição temática e abordagens metodológicas acrescidas, dentre outros, de orientações quanto aos caminhos interpretativos atribuem a ele uma forte característica pragmática. A obra faz a apresentação de objetos técnicos e relevantes numa linguagem acessível e acomodada a um nível bastante elementar, tornando-o, portanto, de fácil compreensão ao pesquisador ora iniciante nos estudos.
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    Fantastic (did I just say that?) textbook on basic hermeneutics. Requires thinking but has been well worth the purchase.
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    D.h. Friesen
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    This is the text book I'm using for a degree program. I have enjoyed it immensely, especially the chapter on the NT use of the OT. This is not totally new material for me, but the author walked me through in a way that was logical and reasonably thorough for someone who is limited to the English language, and expanded my understanding by at least double on that chapter alone.
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