The Passion of Interpretation (Paper)

  • 9780664253943
  • 5.5x8.5
  • 164
  • 43.75
  • Paper
  • 0664253946
  • 10/1/1992
  • 3-5 days processing
$ 30.00

Description

In this book, W. Dow Edgerton reviews narratives from the Bible, the Talmud, Greek mythology, and modern fiction in order to provide a better understanding of the nature and work of interpretation. Disclosed are rich, complex, and compelling possibilities for imagining the work of interpretation and what it means to do that work in a time when so much is needed and so much is possible.

The Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation series explores current trends within the discipline of biblical interpretation by dealing with the literary qualities of the Bible: the play of its language, the coherence of its final form, and the relationships between text and readers. Biblical interpreters are being challenged to take responsibility for the theological, social, and ethical implications of their readings. This series encourages original readings that breach the confines of traditional biblical criticism.

Reviews

Editorial Reviews for this product are coming soon.

You May Also Be Interested In...

Handbook of Biblical Criticism, Fourth Edition
11/11/2011
$30.00
New Testament Exegesis, Third Edition
2/1/2002
$27.00
Biblical Exegesis, Third Edition
3/19/2007
$27.00
Figured Out
10/1/2001
$30.00
Reading between Texts
11/1/1992
$35.00
To Each Its Own Meaning, Revised and Expanded
7/1/1999
$35.00
Engaging Biblical Authority
10/3/2007
$27.00
Sacred Scripture
2/1/2010
$30.00
Taking the Bible Seriously
10/1/1993
$27.00
Handbook of Biblical Criticism, Third Edition, Revised & Expanded
11/1/2001
$30.00
Sign up to learn about new releases and other updates from WJK