Table of contents for An introduction to biblical hermeneutics : the search for meaning / Walter C. Kaiser Jr. and Moises Silva.

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 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.