Liturgy and Hermaneutics

Liturgy and Hermaneutics

by Joyce Ann Zimmerman, Joyce A. Zimmerman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814624979

ISBN-13: 9780814624975

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Liturgical Press, The

Interpretation has long been an important concern for Scripture exegetes. In recent years it has become increasingly important for liturgists as well. This volume is concerned with various methods of interpretation, how they might be used by liturgists, and contemporary liturgists who are using some of the newer methods of interpretation. This volume would be useful…  See more details below

Overview

Interpretation has long been an important concern for Scripture exegetes. In recent years it has become increasingly important for liturgists as well. This volume is concerned with various methods of interpretation, how they might be used by liturgists, and contemporary liturgists who are using some of the newer methods of interpretation. This volume would be useful for both academic and professional liturgists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814624975
Publisher:
Liturgical Press, The
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
American Essays in Liturgy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction5
Ch. 1What's at Stake?11
Who Interprets Liturgy?11
What Is Interpreted?14
How Are Texts Interpreted?20
Response to the Question21
Ch. 2Overview of Hermeneutical Theory and Issues23
Overview of the Development of Hermeneutics24
Hermeneutical Issues and Their Import for Liturgical Studies39
Ch. 3Critical Methods47
Diachronic, Historical Critical Methods50
Synchronic, Literary Critical Methods56
Gains and Limits of the Critical Methods58
Ch. 4Post-critical Methods61
Linguistic Turn62
Structuralism and Semiotics64
Beyond Structuralism70
Review79
Ch. 5Hermeneutics and Liturgical Studies Today83
A New Direction for Liturgical Studies85
Post-critical Methods and Liturgical Studies96
Language Issues and Philosophical Framework99
Epilogue103
Index105

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