Contemporary Biblical Hermeneutics: An Introduction (Hardback)Manfred Oeming (author)
Hardback Published: 28/04/2006
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Appearing in English for the first time, this classic introduction to the field of hermeneutics covers a wide range of approaches to biblical interpretation. Presenting a brief history of philosophical hermeneutics, Manfred Oeming uses a clear structure to emphasize why there are, and why there must be, different and differing approaches to the interpretation of a text, in this case particularly the biblical text. The often confusing multiplicity of approaches to biblical interpretation is introduced along accessible lines, concluding with an argument for an acceptance of a multiplicity of approaches to account for the many layers of the biblical text. It incorporates discussion of the German hermeneutical tradition, exemplified by the work of Heidegger, Bultmann, and Gadamer. This book helps to bridge Anglo-American and German scholarly traditions. It will be of great assistance to students, teachers, and preachers.
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Group
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
Edition: illustrated edition
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