Good afternoon, and welcome to the world of Christian Academics at CBD. This is the Friday update. 1. IVP Academic adds Jerome’s commentary on Jeremiah IVP has produced multiple “ancient text” series in recent years, but there “Ancient Christian Texts” series focuses on supplying complete texts in fresh translation. The latest volume is a very welcome addition [...]
Tag Archive 'Hermeneutics'
When ever one begins to deal with the problematic (at best) nature of how the New Testament uses the New Testament, one must eventually engage with Paul’s conversion. As I began to make my way through Steve Moyise’s new book Paul and Scripture, I have been repeatedly struck by the problematic circumstances that surround the [...]
Participatory Biblical Exegesis: A Theology of Biblical Interpretation. By Matthew Levering. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame Press, 2008. Pp. 310. ISBN 0-2680-3408-7. $25.00. It is common knowledge among scholars that in order to understand the “Bible in its own right” or as Kant said, “just like any other book” required its detachment from the church’s [...]
In recent years a growing number of Christian scholars have begun emphasizing the need to move beyond (but not leave behind) critical methodological paradigms for interpreting Scripture. Katheryn Green-McCreight sums up the premise of this new, but solidifying movement, well when stating that those who support theological interpretation believe “recovery of ancient practices and postures [...]