A Hermeneutics of Ultimacy: Peril or Promise?

A Hermeneutics of Ultimacy: Peril or Promise?

by James H. Olthius, Donald G. Bloesch, Clark H. Pinnock, Gerald T. Sheppard
     
 

This book proposes that the Bible's central claim to answer our ultimate life and death questions is the clue for a method of interpretation which fits with the nature of the text as a canonic whole. A faithful hermeneutic of Scripture will be pastoral in intention, approaching Scripture on the level of certitude. The book is unusual in that it attempts to forge a

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This book proposes that the Bible's central claim to answer our ultimate life and death questions is the clue for a method of interpretation which fits with the nature of the text as a canonic whole. A faithful hermeneutic of Scripture will be pastoral in intention, approaching Scripture on the level of certitude. The book is unusual in that it attempts to forge a synthesis between an evangelical concern for biblical authority with modern critical concerns to do justice to the phenomena of Scripture.

Editorial Reviews

Studies In Religion/Sciences Religieuses
This work represents an encouraging trend amongst conservative church scholars to come to terms with some of the basic problems which face any scholarly interpretation of the Bible....It is good to see an intelligent, well-informed evangelical wrestling honestly, and on the whole well, with problems we all face.
Journal of Religion
Much of this we have heard before, but we have not yet seen it all put together quite as well by an 'evangelical' thinker.
Journal Of Religion
Much of this we have heard before, but we have not yet seen it all put together quite as well by an 'evangelical' thinker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819158000
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
01/15/1987
Series:
Christian Studies Today
Pages:
90
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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