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Contents Preface 9 Preface to the Second Edition 00 Abbreviations 00 Part 1. The Search for Meaning: Initial Directions 1. Who Needs Hermeneutics Anyway? 00 2. What is the Meaning of Meaning 00 3. Let?s Be Fair: Using and Abusing Language 00 4. How Do the Parts Fit the Whole? The Tool of Biblical Theology 00 5. Must We Go ?Beyond? the Bible? The Theological Use of the Bible 00 6. Does the New Testament Accurately Use the Old Testament? 00 7. Why Get Entangled with Historical Interpretation? The Role of History 00 Part 2. Understanding the Text: Meaning in Literary Genres 8. ?I Will Remember the Deeds of the Lord?: The Meaning of Narrative 00 9. ?My Heart Is Stirred by a Noble Theme?: The Meaning of Poetry and Wisdom 00 10. ?But These Are Written That You May Believe?: The Meaning of the Gospels 00 11. How to Read a Letter: The Meaning of the Epistles 00 12. What about the Future? The Meaning of Prophecy 00 Part 3. Responding to the Text: Meaning and Application 13. ?As the Deer Pants for Streams of Water?: The Devotional Use of the Bible 000 14. Obeying the Word: The Cultural Use of the Bible 000 15. Putting It All Together: The Theological Use of the Bible 000 Part 4. The Search for Meaning: Further Challenges 16. A Short History of Interpretation 000 17. Contemporary Approaches to Interpretation 000 18. The Case for Calvinistic Hermeneutics 000 19. Concluding Observations 000 Glossary 000 Annotated Bibliography 000 Indexes 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Bible -- Hermeneutics.
Hermeneutics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.