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The Bible and the crisis of meaning : debates on the theological interpretation of Scripture

Author: D Christopher Spinks
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, [2007]
Series: T & T Clark theology.
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Many of the most pressing issues in theology and the church today depend greatly on the understanding of the bible. Recent debates on the theological interpretation of scripture have emerged which consider whether the meaning of scripture should concern theologians and church leaders at all. The Bible and the Crisis of Meaning is an account of these debates in examining the concept of meaning in current proposals of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Christopher Spinks
ISBN: 9780567032102 0567032108
OCLC Number: 124961811
Notes: Fuller Libraries notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-197) and index.
Description: x, 201 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. Scripture, Community and the Crisis of Meaning; 2. Pragmatic Interests: Stephen Fowl; 3. Strong Intentions: Kevin Vanhoozer; 4. Meaningful Grammars: Under the Sign of Three; 5. Scripture, Community and Sperabundant Meaning; Conclusion.
Series Title: T & T Clark theology.
Responsibility: D. Christopher Spinks.
Local System Bib Number:
288939

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Debates on the theological interpretation of scripture have emerged which consider whether the meaning of scripture should concern theologians and church leaders at all. This book presents an account  Read more...
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"The book is well written, based on incredibly wide reading, always lucid." Sean McEvenue, Theoforum Vol. 39, No. 3, 2008 --Sanford Lakoff

 
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