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Hermeneutics as Apprenticeship: How the Bible Shapes our Interpretive Habits and Practices

Starling, David I. (2016) Hermeneutics as Apprenticeship: How the Bible Shapes our Interpretive Habits and Practices. MI Baker Academic, Grand Rapids. 240pp. ISBN 9780801049392

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Abstract

This book offers a fresh approach to the art of biblical interpretation, focusing on the ways Scripture itself forms its readers as wise and faithful interpreters. David Starling shows that apprenticing ourselves to the interpretive practices of the biblical writers and engaging closely with texts from all parts of the Bible help us to develop the habits and practices required to be good readers of Scripture. After introducing the principles, Starling works through the canon, providing inductive case studies in interpretive method and drawing out implications for contemporary readers. Offering a fresh contribution to hermeneutical discussions, this book will be an ideal supplement to traditional hermeneutics textbooks for seminarians. It includes a foreword by Peter O'Brien.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords (separated by commas): Hermeneutics, Apprenticeship, Bible, Interpretive Habits, Practices
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subject Area(s): B - Biblical Studies, general
Association with University of Divinity: Morling College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2017 12:55
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2017 12:55
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2335

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