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Interpreting the Bible : approaching the text in preparation for preaching / Mary F. Foskett. [print]

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Elements of preachingPublication details: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, (c)2009.Description: ix, 83 pages ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9780800663544
  • 0800663543
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • BS476.I584 2009
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Contents:
What is exegesis? -- The three worlds of the Bible Ethics and the three worlds of the Bible Biblical interpretation for preaching Bringing the text into view Beginning a close reading of the text Shifting to a wide-angle lens Case study: Luke 7:36-50 Who's reading and whose reading? -- The reading community The congregational community Religious experience, biblical authority, and the congregation Case study: Luke 7:36-50 The living Word Engaging the text in historical context The challenge of historical distance History and the ethics of biblical interpretation Reading in a stream of history Examining the historical and social contexts of the Bible Exploring the historical world of the text Case study: Luke 7:36-50 When worlds collide : reading against the grain of the text Contextual criticism Feminist criticism Postcolonial interpretation Reading with resistance Case study: Luke 7:36-50 Conclusion: Discerning the transforming Word Toward interpretation Discerning the Word Case study: Luke 7:36-50.
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What is exegesis? -- The three worlds of the Bible Ethics and the three worlds of the Bible Biblical interpretation for preaching Bringing the text into view Beginning a close reading of the text Shifting to a wide-angle lens Case study: Luke 7:36-50 Who's reading and whose reading? -- The reading community The congregational community Religious experience, biblical authority, and the congregation Case study: Luke 7:36-50 The living Word Engaging the text in historical context The challenge of historical distance History and the ethics of biblical interpretation Reading in a stream of history Examining the historical and social contexts of the Bible Exploring the historical world of the text Case study: Luke 7:36-50 When worlds collide : reading against the grain of the text Contextual criticism Feminist criticism Postcolonial interpretation Reading with resistance Case study: Luke 7:36-50 Conclusion: Discerning the transforming Word Toward interpretation Discerning the Word Case study: Luke 7:36-50.

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