Item description for To Each Its Own Meaning, Revised and Expanded: An Introduction to Biblical Criticisms and Their Application (Revised and Expanded) by Steven L. McKenzie & Stephen R. Haynes...
Overview This single volume introduces the reader to the most important methods of biblical criticism by giving equal time to historical and literary approaches.
This volume introduces the reader to the most important methods of biblical criticism. It serves as an indispensable handbook for the work of students approaching biblical studies for the first time and for the professional interpreter of scripture who wants to understand the latest currents in biblical scholarship.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.7" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 1999
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664257844 ISBN13 9780664257842
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More About Steven L. McKenzie & Stephen R. Haynes
Steven L. McKenzie is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Rhodes College. He is the author of many books on Bible Studies, including The Hebrew Bible Today and All God's Children: A Biblical Critique of Racism. He lives in Memphis.
Steven L. McKenzie currently resides in Memphis, in the state of Tennessee. Steven L. McKenzie was born in 1953 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Rhodes College.
Steven L. McKenzie has published or released items in the following series...
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An excellent survey of scholarly approaches to the Bible. Jun 11, 1998
This volume provides an excellent overview of the major current scholarly approaches to the Bible. The contributions are written as introductions to these approaches, so the book is ideal for students, ministers, and anyone else interested in learning the questions scholars consider when studying the Bible. Each chapter includes not only a theoretical discussion of the method under consideration, but also concrete examples using specific biblical texts. Each chapter also includes suggested further reading for those who want to explore the methods more deeply. One of this volume's tremendous advantages is that it covers older "historical" methods and newer "literary" methods in a single volume, unlike some other compilations which highlight only one of these broad umbrellas. If you wanted a broad introduction to scholarly biblical interpretation but could only read one book on the subject, this would be one of your best choices.