Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views

Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views

by Stanley E. Porter, Beth M. Sto


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Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views by Stanley E. Porter, Beth M. Sto

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
Sales rank: 857,589
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Stanley E. Porter (Ph.D., University of Sheffield) is president, dean and professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario. At McMaster he also holds the Roy A. Hope Chair in Christian Worldview. He is the author of numerous studies in the New Testament and Greek language, including The Paul of Acts: Essays in Literary Criticism, Rhetoric, and Theology; Idioms of the Greek New Testament and Verbal Aspect in the Greek of the New Testament, with Reference to Tense and Mood. He has also edited volumes such as History of Classical Rhetoric in the Hellenistic Period, 330 B.C.-A.D. 400 and Handbook to Exegesis of the New Testament.

Beth M. Stovell (PhD, McMaster Divinity College) is assistant professor of Old Testament at Ambrose Seminary of Ambrose University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She has authored Mapping Metaphorical Discourse in the Fourth Gospel: John's Eternal King and co-edited Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views with Dr. Stanley E. Porter. Beth has also contributed chapters in edited volumes such as Holy Spirit: Unfinished Agenda, Devotions on the Hebrew Bible and Global Perspectives on the Bible.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Trajectories in Biblical Hermeneutics
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
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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