The Bible in the World Context: An Experiment in Contextual Hermeneutics

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In the West, the Bible is largely read and studied abstractly, without context. This is unfortunate since the meaning and value of Scripture are rooted, first, in the contextual situations of its readers. The West has much to learn from voices in places like Latin America, Africa, and Asia, where people are reading and studying the Bible in direct relation to the often trying circumstances of their daily lives.The Bible in a World Context is an engaging work that offers a fresh look at the subjects of Bible reading and ...

The Bible in the World Context: An Experiment in Contextual Hermeneutics 2002, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802849885

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