Despite many churches claiming that the Bible is highly significant for their doctrine and practice, questions about how we read the Bible are rarely made explicit. Based on ethnographic research in English churches, Congregational Hermeneutics explores this dissonance and moves beyond descriptions to propose ways of enriching hermeneutical practices in congregations. Characterised as hermeneutical apprenticeship, this is not just a matter of learning certain skills, but of cultivating hermeneutical virtues such as ...

Congregational Hermeneutics: How Do We Read? 2016, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409449898

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Congregational Hermeneutics: How Do We Read? 2015, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409449881

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