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Scripture as communication : introducing biblical hermeneutics

Author: Jeannine K Brown
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is the Bible just a book of ancient Israelite and Christian history and practices to be read? Or are we engaging in a more interactive practice when we study God's word? Jeannine K. Brown believes that communication is at the heart of what we do when we open the Bible, that we are actively engaging God in a conversation that can be life changing. By learning about how Scripture communicates, modern readers can  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannine K Brown
ISBN: 9780801027888 0801027888
OCLC Number: 76183286
Description: 315 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Scripture as communicative act --
Terminology and context for hermeneutics --
A communication model of hermeneutics --
Authors, texts, readers: historical movements and reactions --
Some affirmations about meaning from a communication model --
Developing textual meaning: implications, effects, and other ways of going "beyond" --
An invitation to active engagement: the reader and the Bible --
Genre and communication --
The language of the Bible --
The social world of the Bible --
Literary context, intertextuality, and canon --
Conceptualizing contextualization --
Contextualization: understanding Scripture incarnationally.
Responsibility: Jeannine K. Brown.
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This basic guide to the theory and practice of biblical hermeneutics emphasizes the communicative nature of Scripture, proposing a communication model as an effective approach to interpreting the  Read more...

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