By G. R. Evans

This research seems on the assumptions during which scholars of the Bible within the West approached their examining, from Augustine to the tip of the 12th century, whilst new talents in grammar and common sense made it attainable to strengthen extra subtle serious equipment and to use clean instruments to the duty.

Show description

Read or Download The Language and Logic of the Bible: The Earlier Middle Ages PDF

Similar Criticism Interpretation books

Whose Bible Is It?: A Short History of the Scriptures

Jaroslav Pelikan, generally considered as essentially the most exotic historians of our day, now presents a transparent and fascinating account of the Bible’s trip from oral narrative to Hebrew and Greek textual content to today’s numerous variants. Pelikan explores the evolution of the Jewish, Protestant, and Catholic models and the improvement of the printing press and its impact at the Reformation, the interpretation into glossy languages, and ranging colleges of serious scholarship.

Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

The 10 Commandments condone slavery, and Deuteronomy 22 deems the rape of an single girl to injure her father instead of the lady herself. whereas many Christians forget about most elderly testomony legislation as out of date or irrelevant-with others making a choice on and selecting between them in help of particular political and social agendas-it continues to be a simple guiding principle of Christian doctrine that the religion is contained in either the outdated and the recent testomony.

Jews in the Hellenistic World: Volume 1, Part 2: Philo (Cambridge Commentaries on Writings of the Jewish and Christian World) (Pt. 2)

A very very important Jewish author and philosopher of the 1st century advert, Philo of Alexandria exercised via his rules and language a long-lasting impact at the improvement and development of Christianity within the New testomony interval and later. This e-book offers an creation to the foremost topics and ideas within the non secular and philosophical taking into account Philo and descriptions the significance of his suggestion through introductory remedies and sections of freshly translated textual content and statement.

The War Texts: 1 QM and Related Manuscripts (Companion to the Qumran Scrolls)

The struggle Texts is the identify given to a small team of useless Sea Scrolls that depict the coaching for and many of the levels of the eschatological conflict among the 'Sons of sunshine' and the 'Sons of Darkness'. Jean Duhaime in brief surveys the background of those texts from their preliminary discovery to their respectable book.

Additional resources for The Language and Logic of the Bible: The Earlier Middle Ages

Show sample text content

Rated 4.80 of 5 – based on 39 votes