Item description for Recovering Theological Hermeneutics: An Incarnational-Trinitarian Theory of Interpretation by Jens Zimmermann...
In this study, Jens Zimmermann aims to recount the history of Protestant hermeneutics while taking seriously some of the issues raised by contemporary critical thought. He begins by considering some of the basic principles of Protestant biblical interpretation from the Reformation era, focusing particularly on the work of Martin Luther and Matthias Flacius. In the second section, he offers an appraisal of postmodern philosophical thought and its secular nature. Zimmerman concludes that while there is some validity to the issues raised by contemporary philosophers, a Trinitarian approach offers a viable method for recovering a theory of interpretation that is both philosophically sound and theologically informed.
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Studio: Baker Academic
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 6.06" Height: 1.42" Weight: 1.41 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 2004
Publisher Baker Academic
ISBN 0801027276 ISBN13 9780801027277
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More About Jens Zimmermann
Jens Zimmermann is Canada Research Chair of Interpretation, Religion and Culture in the departement of English, as well as professor of English and modern languages, at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. He is also the author of Recovering Theological Hermeneutics and The Passionate Intellect.
Jens Zimmermann was born in 1965 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Professor and Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion and Cu.
Jens Zimmermann has published or released items in the following series...
Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion (Paperback)