Hermeneutics: Principles and Processes of Biblical Interpretation / Edition 2

Hermeneutics: Principles and Processes of Biblical Interpretation / Edition 2

by Henry A. Virkler, Karelynne Ayayo
     
 

Seasoned educators teach principles of biblical interpretation to non-specialists. The second edition has been updated throughout.See more details below

Overview

Seasoned educators teach principles of biblical interpretation to non-specialists. The second edition has been updated throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801031380
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
457,788
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

Henry A. Virkler (PhD, Georgia State University) is professor of psychology at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He has written five books, including A Christian's Guide to Critical Thinking. Karelynne Gerber Ayayo (ThD, Boston University) is assistant professor of New Testament at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
2. The History of Biblical Interpretation
3. Historical-Cultural and Contextual Analysis
4. Lexical-Syntactical Analysis
5. Theological Analysis
6. Special Literary Forms: Similes, Metaphors, Proverbs, Parables, and Allegories
7. Special Literary Forms: Prophecy, Apocalyptic Literature, and Types
8. Applying the Biblical Message: A Proposal for the Transcultural Problem
Epilogue: The Task of the Minister
Summary: The Processes Involved in Interpretation and Application of a Scriptural Text
Appendixes:
A. A Sample Bibliography of Works relating to Hermeneutics from Various Theological Viewpoints
B. Readings on Revelation, Inspiration, and Inerrancy from a Variety of Theological Perspectives
C. A Bibliography on Sensus Plenior
D. Computer-Based Resources for Exegetical Study
E. Instructor's Resource CD
Bibliography
Subject Index
Scripture Index

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