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« on: May 04, 2012, 12:27:44 AM »

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   Anyone have recommended works pertaining to Biblical hermeneutics?
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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2012, 03:58:01 AM »

From an Orthodox perspective? Haven't really found a whole lot on the subject in English (though I haven't looked for that type of book in probably 8 years now). Fwiw I have read Scripture in Tradition: The Bible and Its Interpretation in the Orthodox Church by Fr. John Breck, which covers with this topic in part, though a large chunk of the text is spent discussing the chiasmus concept, so it's probably not everyone's cup of tea. Another one is The New Testament: An Orthodox Perspective, Vol. 1: Scripture, Tradition, Hermeneutics by Fr. Theodore G. Stylianopoulos; I don't recall getting much from that book as far as interpretation goes, but then it's been quite a few years since I read it.
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2012, 06:26:12 AM »

Read Florovsky and Gadamer.
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2012, 06:47:04 AM »

What work(s) of Florovsky?
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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2012, 01:10:14 PM »

From an Orthodox perspective? Haven't really found a whole lot on the subject in English (though I haven't looked for that type of book in probably 8 years now). Fwiw I have read Scripture in Tradition: The Bible and Its Interpretation in the Orthodox Church by Fr. John Breck, which covers with this topic in part, though a large chunk of the text is spent discussing the chiasmus concept, so it's probably not everyone's cup of tea. Another one is The New Testament: An Orthodox Perspective, Vol. 1: Scripture, Tradition, Hermeneutics by Fr. Theodore G. Stylianopoulos; I don't recall getting much from that book as far as interpretation goes, but then it's been quite a few years since I read it.

This is a decent text. But really as mentioned above you could go to the source for where Fr. John pulls his method from: Gadamer or even better the beginning of all: Heidegger.
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« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2012, 03:58:24 PM »

What work(s) of Florovsky?

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