Gospel-centred Hermeneutics: Biblical-theological Foundations and Principles Paperback – 20 Oct 2006
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From the Publisher
An excellent new presentation of an evangelical approach to
From the Back Cover
While there are now many publications on hermeneutics, Graeme
Goldsworthy's perception is that evangelical contributions tend not to give
sufficient attention to the vital relationship between hermeneutics and
both systematic and biblical theology.
In this excellent exposition, Goldsworthy does not simply re-iterate
material available elsewhere, but concentrates on theological questions of
presuppositions and the implications of the Christian gospel for
hermeneutics, and brings fresh perspectives on some well-worn pathways.
Part I examines the foundations and presuppositions of evangelical belief,
particularly with regard to biblical interpretation.
Part II offers a selective overview of important hermeneutical developments
from the sub-apostolic age to the present, as a means of identifying some
significant influences that have been alien to the gospel.
Part III evaluates ways and means of reconstructing truly gospel-centred
Goldsworthy's aim throughout is to commend the much-neglected role of
biblical theology in hermeneutical practice, with pastoral concern for the
people of God as they read, interpret, and seek to live by his written
Top Customer Reviews
The first 2 thirds of the book set the foundation for his final third which explains masterfully the
rationale behind and the need for a Gospel centred hermeneutic. I particularly enjoyed the common mistakes that we all fall into when interpreting Scripture.
This book is not for the beginner in this field but I would adjur that every Minister and serious Bible student should read this book. Thank you!!