Allegory And Event

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In this classic work in patristic studies, R. P. C. Hanson elucidates the views of the third-century theologian Origen on the nature and interpretaion of Scripture. The introduction by a leading Origen scholar sets Hanson's work in its context and explores its significance to Origen scholarship.

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Overview

In this classic work in patristic studies, R. P. C. Hanson elucidates the views of the third-century theologian Origen on the nature and interpretaion of Scripture. The introduction by a leading Origen scholar sets Hanson's work in its context and explores its significance to Origen scholarship.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664224448
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 5/25/2004
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 428
  • Product dimensions: 0.95 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

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R. P. C. Hanson was Lightfoot Professor of Divinity at the University of Durham; Professor of Theology at the University of Nottingham; and Professor of Historical and Contemporary Theology at the University of Manchester.
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Table of Contents

Introduction i
Preface 7
1 The Sources of Christian Allegory 9
1 Jewish Allegory 11
2 Alexandrian and Hellenistic Allegory 37
3 Allegory in the New Testament 65
4 The Development of the Allegorical Tradition 97
II Origen as an Exegete 131
5 Contemporary Exegesis 133
6 Origen's Handling of the Text of the Bible 162
7 Inspiration 187
8 Accommodation 210
III Origen as an Allegorist 233
9 The Three Senses of Scripture 235
10 Historicity 259
11 The Law 289
12 Sacraments 311
13 Eschatology 333
Conclusion
14 Origen's Interpretation of Scripture 359
Abbreviations 375
Bibliography 376
Index of References 382
Index of Names 398
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