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Introducing Theological Interpretation of Scripture: Recovering a Christian Practice
Treier, Daniel J.

Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008 pp. 221. $17.99


Description: Theological interpretation of Scripture is a growing trend in biblical interpretation, with an emphasis on the contexts of canon, creed, and church. This approach seeks to bridge the gap between biblical studies and theology, which grew wide with the ascendancy of critical approaches to Scripture. Introducing Theological Interpretation of Scripture is the first clear, systematic introduction to this movement for students. The book surveys the movement's history, themes, advocates, and positions and seeks to bring coherence to its various elements. Author Daniel Treier also explores what he sees as the greatest challenges the movement will have to address as it moves into the future. This helpful book is appropriate for pastors and lay readers interested in biblical interpretation.

Subjects: Methods, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology

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Review by Edward W. Klink III
Published 5/2/2009
Citation: Edward W. Klink III, review of Daniel J. Treier, Introducing Theological Interpretation of Scripture: Recovering a Christian Practice, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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