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History and hermeneutics

Author: Murray Rae
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2005.
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Murray Rae argues that the practice of contemporary biblical hermeneutics has been radically impaired by a widespread allegiance to a series of problematic assumptions about history. He offers a theological account of what history is, centred on the categories of creation and divine promise, and proposes that it is within this theological conception of history that the Bible may be understood on its own terms.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Rae
OCLC Number: 1200478939
Notes: New Zealand author.
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages)
Contents: The development of modern historiography --
Theology and history --
Creation and promise --
Resurrection --
Seeing and believing --
Testimony and tradition --
The ecclesial reading of scripture.
Responsibility: Murray A. Rae.
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Examines the relation between historiography and hermeneutics on three hundred years of western thought. The author offers a theological account of what history is, centred on the categories of  Read more...


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"'Offers an informed theological vision of the way through a maze of critical hermeneutical issues... an extremely useful text.' Alan Torrance, University of St Andrew's"

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