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Hermeneutics: Principles and Processes of Biblical Interpretation
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Hermeneutics: Principles and Processes of Biblical Interpretation

Author: Virkler, Henry A.; Ayayo, Karelynne
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ISBN: 0801031389 / 9780801031380
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Baker Academic
Release Date: 2007-09-01
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This accessible text, which combines hermeneutical theory with practical steps for exegesis, has been translated into eight languages and has been used in a variety of settings to teach students how to study the Bible responsibly. The authors outline a five-step hermeneutical procedure that includes: (1) historical-cultural and contextual analysis, (2) lexical-syntactical analysis, (3) theological analysis, (4) genre identification and analysis, and (5) application. The second edition adds co-author Karelynne Gerber Ayayo and includes updated material covering developments in hermeneutics over the past twenty years.

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Contents Preface 1. Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics 2. The History of Biblical Interpretation 3. Historical-Cultural and Contextual Analysis 4. Lexical-Syntactical Analysis 5. Theological Analysis 6. Special Literary Forms: Similes, Metaphors, Proverbs, Parables, and Allegories 7. Special Literary Forms: Prophecy, Apocalyptic Literature, and Types 8. Applying the Biblical Message: A Proposal for the Transcultural Problem Epilogue: The Task of the Minister Summary: The Processes Involved in Interpretation and Application of a Scriptural Text Appendixes: A. A Sample Bibliography of Works relating to Hermeneutics from Various Theological Viewpoints B. Readings on Revelation, Inspiration, and Inerrancy from a Variety of Theological Perspectives C. A Bibliography on Sensus Plenior D. Computer-Based Resources for Exegetical Study E. Instructor’s Resource CD Bibliography Subject Index Scripture Index

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