Understanding the Bible: A Basic Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
Understanding the Bible is a learner-friendly overview of the major theories of biblical interpretation from ancient times to the present. Author George Montague surveys the major trends in the history of the discipline and carefully notes the contributions and the limitations of each period. He puts into coherent perspective the diverse and often contradictory interpretations of scripture, culminating with in-depth examinations of Dei Verbum of Vatican II and the Pontifical Biblical Commission's The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church. Understanding the Bible is an invaluable resource for graduate and theology students, and for anyone interested in making sense of hermeneutics.
The Bible Interprets the Bible
The Wealth of the Word The Fathers Interpret the Bible
Climbing the Tower The Middle Ages
The Path of Independence The Reformation and the Enlightenment
The Bible and the Church The Catholic Response
From Text to Subject to the Hermeneutics of Understanding
Later Twentieth Century Developments Redaction Structuralism Deconstruction Ricoeur
Other Hermeneutical Methods SocioCultural Rhetorical Narrative ReaderResponse Advocacy
Bernard Lonergan Critical Realist Hermeneutics
Community and Canon The Bible in the Church
A Study of Dei Verbuin The Constitution on Divine Revelation of Vatican II
A Study Guide to The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church Pontifical Biblical Commission April 151993 Questions for Comprehension Reflectio...
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