Begining with Jewish and Christian interpretation (C.150 BCE) and moving to the present, History of Biblical Interpretation explores major developments and principal approaches to interpreting the Bible as they were expressed by preeminent hermeneuticians throughout history. Thirty-four primary-source chapters survey the most significant methods while also providing introductions to the context of the original document authors.
Whether used as a textbook or in individual study, this excellent introduction to the history of biblical interpretation will open new doors for students of the Bible, theology, and church history.
History of Biblical Interpretation provides treatments from a very diverse group of writings and scholars, both classical and contemporary and include:
The Letter Aristeas
Theodore of Mopsuestia
Theodoret of Cyrus
Gregory the Great
Nicholas of Lyra
Mekitta of Rabbi Ishmael
Sa'adia ben Joseph
David Friedrich Stauss
William F. Albright
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