Biblical Interpretation

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CONTENTS
1. INTERPRETATION AND BIBLICAL INTERPRETATIONI
What is interpretation?I
The aims of interpreters5
Biblical interpretation and biblical scholarship15
The concordat in modern theology26
Prospects33
2. CRITICISM AND THE DEATH OF SCRIPTURE44
History, myth, and theology: D. F. Strauss44
Rational criticism of Christianitv: H. S. Reimarus52
The English Church: Bishop Colenso57
3. HISTORY AND THE GROWTH OF KNOWLEDGE62
Strauss, Baur, and beyond62
Historical scholarship and theological interpretation68
Wellhausen and the Old Testament76
Liberal Protestantism and beyond88
4. HISTORY OF RELIGIONS AND HISTORY OF TRADITIONS93
History and history of religion93
History of traditions and Old Testament theology96
From history of traditions to New Testament theology104
Bultmann and beyond110
For and against the 'new quest'118
History of religions research124
5. THEOLOGY AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES133
Faith and reason 133

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Oxford Bible Series ii
  • Title Page iii
  • General Editors' Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • 1 - Interpretation and Biblical Interpretation 1
  • Further Reading 42
  • 2 - Criticism and the Death of Scripture 44
  • Further Reading 61
  • 3 - History and the Growth of Knowled-Ge 62
  • Further Reading 92
  • 4 - History of Religions and History of Traditions 93
  • Further Reading 129
  • 5 - Theology and the Social Sciences 133
  • Further Reading 162
  • 6 - Theology, History, and Literature 167
  • Further Reading 200
  • 7 - Literary Study of the Bible 203
  • Further Reading 263
  • 8 - Conclusion: Interpretation and the Life of Scripture 269
  • Annotated Index of Names 297
  • Index of Other Names 336
  • Subject Index 338
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