Interpreting the Truth: Changing the Paradigm of Biblical Studies
Floyd, Michael H., Anglican Theological Review
Interpreting the Truth: Changing the Paradigm of Biblical Studies. By L. William Countryman. Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 2003. ix + 245 pp. $24.95 (paper).
This hook calls for a change in the practice of biblical interpretation. For Countryman, the problem is twofold. First, biblical studies are increasingly fragmented into specialized methods that have little to say to one another. second, the discipline s lack of anything coherent to say exposes the problem inherent in the modern division of labor, which relegated "criticism" to the academy and "application" to faith communities. Academic criticism in itself has never meant much to faith communities. Although …
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Publication information: Article title: Interpreting the Truth: Changing the Paradigm of Biblical Studies. Contributors: Floyd, Michael H. - Author. Journal title: Anglican Theological Review. Volume: 87. Issue: 4 Publication date: Fall 2005. Page number: 683+. © Anglican Theological Review, Inc. Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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