Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views

Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views


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Five experts in biblical hermeneutics gather here to state and defend their approach to the discipline. Contributors include: Craig Blomberg with the historical-critical/grammatical approach, Richard Gaffin with the redemptive-historical approach, Scott Spencer with the literary/postmodern approach, Robert Wall with the canonical approach and Merold Westphal with the philosophical/theological approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830839636
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 04/20/2012
Series: Spectrum Multiview Book Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Stanley E. Porter is president and dean, as well as professor of New Testament, at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario. He has written and edited numerous books and studies on the language, writings and interpretation of the New Testament.

Beth M. Stovell (PhD, McMaster Divinity College) is associate professor of Old Testament at Ambrose Seminary of Ambrose University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Table of Contents



Introduction: Trajectories in Biblical Hermeneutics

Stanley E. Porter and Beth M. Stovell

1. The Historical-Critical/Grammatical View

Craig L. Blomberg

2. The Literary/Postmodern View

F. Scott Spencer

3. The Philosophical/Theological View

Merold Westphal

4. The Redemptive-Historical View

Richard B. Gaffin Jr.

5. The Canonical View

Robert W. Wall

6. The Historical-Critical/Grammatical Response

Craig L. Blomberg

7. The Literary/Postmodern Response

F. Scott Spencer

8. The Philosophical/ Theological Response

Merold Westphal

9. The Redemptive-Historical Response

Richard B. Gaffin Jr.

10. The Canonical Response

Robert W. Wall

Interpreting Together: Synthesizing Five Views of Biblical Hermeneutics

Stanley E. Porter and Beth M. Stovell

List of Contributors

Name and Subject Index

Scripture Index

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