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Acts of Interpretation: Scripture, Theology, and Culture
Cummins, S. A. and Jens Zimmermann, editors

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018 pp. xii + 252. $35.00

Description: This book features essays by biblical scholars and theologians offering broad reflections on key interpretive issues, rich readings of challenging biblical texts, and interaction with the Christian exegetical tradition from Melito of Sardis to Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The contributors to this volume are leading figures in the theological interpretation of Scripture. Mindful of the Bibleís role in relation to Godís purposes, people, and world, these essays together offer ďacts of interpretationĒ that aim to advance the faithful and fruitful correlation of Scripture, theology, and culture. Contributors include Craig G. Bartholomew, Hans Boersma, S. A. Cummins, Peter Enns, Stephen E. Fowl, Joel B. Green, Edith M. Humphrey, Charles Raith II, Christopher R. Seitz, Robert W. Wall, and Jens Zimmermann

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Reception History, Theological Interpretation

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Review by Kenneth D. Litwak
Published 2/20/2020
Citation: Kenneth D. Litwak, review of S. A. Cummins and Jens Zimmermann, eds., Acts of Interpretation: Scripture, Theology, and Culture, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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