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Reading scripture with the church Fathers

Author: Christopher A Hall
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers, Christopher Hall introduces us to the fathers, their world, and the sights and sounds they perceive in the Bible. As Hall points out, the fathers hear music in Scripture where we remain tone-deaf. Despite their occasional eccentricities, theirs is a hearing refined through long listening to the music of Scripture in song, worship, teaching, meditation and oral reading.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher A Hall
ISBN: 0830815007 9780830815005
OCLC Number: 39123528
Description: 223 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Why read the Fathers? --
The modern mind & biblical interpretation --
Who are the Fathers? --
The four doctors of the East : Athanasius, Gregory of Nazianzus, Basil the Great & John Chrysostom --
The four doctors of the West : Ambrose, Jerome, Augustine & Gregory the Great --
The Fathers & scripture : exegesis at Alexandria --
The Fathers & scripture : the response of Antioch --
Making sense of patristic exegesis.
Responsibility: Christopher A. Hall.

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Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers is a warm, informative and indispensable introduction to who the fathers were, how they read and interpreted Scripture, and how we might read Scripture with  Read more...

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. . .an accessible introduction to both the Church Fathers and their exegesis. [O]verall this is a solid introduction to some of the major Church Fathers of the East and West. I believe that anyone Read more...

 
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