Reading Scripture Canonically

Theological Instincts for Old Testament Interpretation
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Author(s): Mark S. Gignilliat
Original Publish Date: Jun 18, 2019
Product Number: EB00754392
Released: Jun 18, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781493418008
Publisher: Baker Academic
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Description

Veteran Old Testament teacher Mark Gignilliat explores the theological and hermeneutical instincts that are necessary for reading, understanding, and communicating Scripture faithfully. He takes seriously the gains of historical criticism while insisting that the Bible must be interpreted as Christian Scripture, offering students a "third way" that assigns proper proportion to both historical and theological concerns. Reading and engaging Scripture requires not only historical tools, Gignilliat says, but also recognition of the living God's promised presence through the Bible.

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