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Christian history and interpretation

Christian history and interpretation

studies presented to John Knox.

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knox, John, 1900-,
  • Theology -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    StatementEdited by W. R. Farmer, C. F. D. Moule, and R. R. Niebuhr.
    ContributionsKnox, John, 1900-, Farmer, William Reuben, ed., Moule, C. F. D. 1908- ed., Niebuhr, Richard R., ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR50 .C52
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 428 p.
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5538166M
    LC Control Number67015306

    Theological Interpretation of the Bible Today Theological Interpretation of the Scriptures in the Church: Prospect and Retrospect Notes Select English Bibliography Index Preface to the First Edition Fifteen years ago, when this book appeared as The Bible in the Church, American concern for the history of interpretation. Read the full-text online edition of Christian Faith and the Interpretation of History: A Study of St. Augustine's Philosophy of History (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Christian Faith and the Interpretation of.

    Preterism, a Christian eschatological view, interprets some (partial preterism) or all (full preterism) prophecies of the Bible as events which have already happened. This school of thought interprets the Book of Daniel as referring to events that happened from the 7th century BC until the first century AD, while seeing the prophecies of Revelation as events that happened in the first . "The definitive treatment of Christian universalism for years to come" "The Devil's Redemption is an ambitious, wide-ranging theology of universalism in the Western tradition and its analogues elsewhere. The impressive scope of the work is supported by rigorous analysis and interpretation and aided by clarity of style and presentation.

    The interpretation of Scripture determined the development of both early Judaism and the first centuries of the Christian church. This first volume of History of Biblical Interpretation demonstrates how the earliest interpreters of the Bible made the Scriptures come alive for their times. Author Henning Graf Reventlow explores the contexts that influenced early biblical .   For a history of the first generation of Christians, J. D. G. Dunn has a very comprehensive book (it's a sequal to his book on the historical Jesus, but is independent enough that nothing is lost if one reads it and not the first book). The book is Beginning from Jerusalem (Christianity in the Making, vol. 2).


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In this revised and updated edition, C. Gregg Singer portrays the influence of theology on political, constitutional, social, and economic trends in American history. His concern is not merely with the facts of history but with their correct interpretation.

'It is impossible to understand completely the history of a nation apart from the philosophies and the theologies which lie at the heart Brand: Solid Ground Christian Books. The Bible and its interpretation belong to the church. Gerald Bray has written this comprehensive guide to the history of biblical interpretation out of the conviction that biblical interpretation and Christian doctrine go hand in hand.

His account is history with a clear message. Biblical Interpretation Past & Present () by Gerald Brand: InterVarsity Press. Historicism, a method of interpretation in Christian eschatology which associates biblical prophecies with actual historical events and identifies symbolic beings with historical persons or societies, has been applied to the Book of Revelation by many writers.

The Historicist view follows a straight line of continuous fulfillment of prophecy which starts in Daniel's time and goes.

Originally published inA Summary of Christian History has been a classic text for introductory-level studies of Christian history for more than four in the face of advancing history, new findings, and changing perspectives, Dr.

Baker’s original classic has remained popular decades beyond the normal life expectancy of a by: 4. William Yarchin's History of Biblical Interpretation is a much-needed addition to the study of historical biblical exegesis. It is the only volume dedicated to historical exegesis of which I am aware whose prime concern is allowing the reader to experience the primary sources rather than informing the reader concerning the author's understanding of the primary by: 4.

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The rapture is an eschatological concept of certain Christians, particularly within branches of American evangelicalism, consisting of an end-time event when all Christian believers who are alive, along with resurrected believers, will rise "in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air.".

In Paul the Apostle's First Epistle to the Thessalonians in the Bible, he uses the Greek word harpazo. From Christian history, you learn what churches throughout the ages believed, and the results they got from their beliefs in joy, unity, and holiness.

It is in this way and not by our own confident interpretations of Scripture that Jesus said to know what is true and whom you can trust (cf. Matt. and Jn. The historicist system of interpretation understands the book of Revelation as setting forth the major events of Christian history spanning the time of John until the present.

1 “Historicist interpreters generally see Revelation as predicting the major movements of Christian history, most of which have been fulfilled up to the time of the commentator.” 2 Rev. +-Rev. +. Christian history is, by definition, the most exciting stories and interesting facts of all time.

Everyman is you. There was a time, long ago, when the storyteller was the most beloved man in the village. Children huddled around the fire in the evening, shivering not just from the cold, but from excitement. A Summary of Christian History does indeed sum up Christian history.

We should not, however, be misled by the name of the book. Though it is a summary, it is not short. Historians cannot even summarize two thousand years in a few pages. Thankfully, Baker and Landers managed to fit their summary into less than five hundred pages. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Christian history and interpretation.

Cambridge [Eng.] University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person. The Fundamental Christian Faith: The Origin, History and Interpretation of the Apostles' and Nicene Creeds. Charles Augustus Briggs. Scribner's sons, - Apostles' Creed - pages.

0 Reviews. Preview this book. A Survey of the History of Biblical Interpretation on Money and Wealth. Money and the Bible This article is from Issue 14 of the Christian History archive.

-- The origin of the Gospels: Mark -- Matthew, Luke, John -- The Christianity of the populace -- Revelation -- Gnosticism -- The formulation of a Christian creed -- The development of a Christian church -- The persecutions -- Constantine and the triumph of the church -- Book Three: The church grows up: A.D.

Christian ethics derive to a large extent from the Jewish tradition as presented in the Old Testament, particularly the Ten Commandments, but with some difference of interpretation based on the practice and teachings of Jesus. A History of Biblical Interpretation provides detailed and extensive studies of the interpretation of the Scriptures by Jewish and Christian writers throughout the ages.

Written by internationally renowned scholars, this multivolume work comprehensively treats the many different methods of interpretation, the many important interpreters who.

The real meaning of the Bible’s Book of Revelation is a popular, ongoing debate. You’ll find four major interpretive approaches to the Book of Revelation that can help you read, understand, and figure out the apocalyptic letter of John.

Key to understanding commentaries on Revelations is knowing the position of the commentator. Here are brief [ ]. Said another way, for the Christian the historical interpretation of the Bible is a theological necessity.

The moment the “Word became flesh” (Jn. ), history became essential to the task of thinking about and proclaiming the good news of the Bible, and it became essential for very theological reasons.

The foundations and development of literal Christological theophany exegesis Chapter 1: The polemical-doctrinal strand: Identity and mediation Chapter 2: The spiritual strand: Vision and transformation Chapter 3: Theophany interpretation and pro-Nicene theology Part Two: From Christ to triune God: Augustine’s critique of patristic theophany Cited by: 2.

The sections on Christianity's expansion eastwards and the tragic history of the churches of central Asia, still a little-known and under-researched subject, are among the very best in the book. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Devil's Redemption: 2 Volumes: A New History and Interpretation of Christian Universalism by Michael J.

McClymond at Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Baker Publishing Group.Allegorical interpretation of the Bible is an interpretive method that assumes that the Bible has various levels of meaning and tends to focus on the spiritual sense, which includes the allegorical sense, the moral (or tropological) sense, and the anagogical sense, as opposed to the literal sense.

It is sometimes referred to as the quadriga, a reference to the Roman chariot that was .