Reformed Theology: Identity and Ecumenicity II : Biblical Interpretation in the Reformed Tradition, Volume 2

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Wallace M. Alston, Michael Welker
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2007 - Religion - 457 pages

A dynamic array of scholars here inspects the role of the Reformed confessional tradition in the reading and interpretation of Scripture. Written by contributors not only from the West but also from Hungary, Romania, India, South Africa, and China, these essays recognize the influence of one??'s context in doing exegetical work. Wide-ranging and lucid, Reformed Theology: Identity and Ecumenicity II is an excellent resource for readers looking to examine current biblical and theological trends in Reformed thought.

Contributors: Denise M. Ackermann
Peter Balla
Brian K. Blount
Hendrik Bosman
H. Russel Botman
William P. Brown
H. J. Bernard Combrink
Beverly Roberts Gaventa
Zsolt Gereb
Theodore Hiebert
Jaqueline E. Lapsley
Bernard Lategan
James Luther Mays
J. Clinton McCann Jr.
Alexander J. McKelway
Patrick D. Miller
Elna Mouton
Piet J. Naud?
Ed Noort
E. A. Obeng
Douglas F. Ottati
Ronald A. Piper
Cynthia L. Rigby
D. R. Sadananda
Konrad Schmid
Dirk Smit
Iain Torrance
Hans Weder
Carver T. Yu


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Tamars Cry ReReading an Ancient Text in the Midst of an HIVAIDS Pandemic
Individual Texts and Overall Pictures
Reading Contextually as Reading Reformed
Old Testament Studies from African Perspectives A Research Survey and Some Suggestions about Future Trends
Rejoice in Hope The Bible and the Current Crisis of Despair
Calvin and Qoheleth Meet after a Hard Days Night or Does Ecclesiastes Have a Protestant Work Ethic?
The Contribution of SocioRhetorical Interpretation to the Reformed Interpretation of Scripture
To Glorify God and Enjoy God Forever A Place for Joy in Reformed Readings of Scripture
Old Testament Exegesis in the Reformed Perspective The Case of the Commandments
Surprised by New Contexts? Challenges of Reformed Exegesis from within Liminal Spaces
The Role of History and the Theology of the Old Testament
Relevance of the Reformed Faith to Ghana
Helping Us Know What to Look For How the Service for the Lords Day of the Presbyterian Church USA Influences the Interpretation of Scripture
Brokering Access to God Reformed Perspectives and Contemporary Study of the Historical Jesus
Redeeming Words Hypostatic Union and the Reading of Scripture
The Johannine Logos Interpreting Jesus in a MultiReligious Context

The Reflection of the Reformed Confessional Character in the Method Applied in Twentieth Century Transylvanian Hungarian Exegetical Work
Babel Babble or Blueprint? Calvin Cultural Diversity and the Interpretation of Genesis 1119
Ezekiel through the Spectacles of Faith
History Historiography and Reformed Hermeneutics at Stellenbosch Dealing with a Hermeneutical Deficit and Its Consequences
Now I Know An Exposition of Genesis 22119 and Matthew 263656
The Book of Psalms A Reformed Exegetical Perspective
The Spirit and the Letter
Creation Fall and Sin The Question of Denominationally Specific Interpretations as Shown in the Reception of the Paradise Narrative
Rhetoric and Ethic? A Reformed Perspective on the Politics of Reading the Bible
Peacemaking and Humanitarian Intervention The Contribution of the Reformed Tradition to the Morality of Conflict after the Cold War
Sachkritik as a Fundamental Device for Theological Interpretation
Hermeneutical Discussions Today and the Relevance of Calvin

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