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Listening to the Bible : the art of faithful Biblical interpretation

Listening to the Bible : the art of faithful Biblical interpretation

Author: Christopher Bryan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Christopher Bryan reflects on the often-difficult relationship between academic study of the Bible and the Church, and suggests a way forward in which scientific questions are not to be ignored, but  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Bryan
ISBN: 9780199336593 0199336598
OCLC Number: 1131568542
Notes: Index: pages 171-174.
Description: viii, 174 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Contents ; I. The Division ; II How Did We Get Here? ; III. Why Jowett's Project was Impossible ; IV. The Hermeneutic of Suspicion ; V. So What Do We Do? ; VI. The First Task: Listening to the Individual Voices ; VII. A Digression: "Great Literature?" ; VI. The Second Task: Relating the Parts to the Whole ; 1. The Rule of Faith and the Question of History. ; 2. The Different Voices and Their Different Accounts of the History ; VII. The Third Task: So What Now? ; 1. Why We Must Ask the Question ; 2. The Scriptures as Interpretative Narrative ; 3. The Exercise of Christian Imagination ; VIII. The Drama of the Word ; Epilogue ; Appendix (by David Landon): Speaking the Word: A Guide to Liturgical Reading ; Selected Bibliography ; Notes ; Index
Responsibility: Christopher Bryan ; with an appendix on liturgical reading by David Landon.


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