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Theological Hermeneutics

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ISBN-13: 9780334029014
Published: 28/06/2007
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This book introduces theological hermeneutics by giving a historical account of the development of hermeneutical thinking.

It defines hermeneutics as the analysis of the obstacles to understanding. The history of hermeneutical thinking and responses to obstacles is told here, beginning with the allegorical interpretation of myths in Hellenism through to the contemporary view of the hermeneutical problem as universal.

Following the opening chapters on the history of hermeneutical thought, the book presents an overview of the various contemporary hermeneutical schools of thought, and shows their rooted-ness in different parts of the hermeneutical tradition.

The focus is clearly on biblical interpretation however it does also take account of developments outside the field of theology, as they influence the theological reflection on the hermeneutical problem.

The questions raised and the possible answers suggested in this volume will be of interest to students of other disciplines, such as philosophy and literature.

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Alexander S. Jensen

Alexander Jensen was born in Germany and studied Theology at Tubingen, Durham and Oxford. He is now Lecturer in Systematic Theology at Murdoch University, Perth and at Perth Theological Hall of the Uniting Church in Australia.

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