Description: This book develops an integrated hermeneutic that connects the Bible to spiritual formation and the development of Christian virtues. The author shows how the whole Bible can be understood as a wisdom text that directs its readers morally, shapes them in their deepest affections and convictions, and impacts how they look at the world and live in it. Offering an innovative hermeneutical approach, it will serve as an ideal supplement to standard hermeneutics textbooks.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Theological Interpretation
Review by Robert L. Foster
Citation: Robert L. Foster, review of J. de Waal Dryden, A Hermeneutic of Wisdom: Recovering the Formative Agency of Scripture, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).
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