Truth, beauty, and goodness in biblical narratives [electronic resource] : a hermeneutical study of Genesis 21:1-21 / Krzysztof Sonek.Material type: TextSeries: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift f�ur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; 395.Publication details: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 290 p.) : illISBN: 9783110209754 (electronic bk.); 3110209756 (electronic bk.); 1282187716; 9781282187719Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament Genesis XXI, 1-21 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Truth -- Biblical teaching | Aesthetics -- Biblical teaching | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old TestamentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Truth, beauty, and goodness in biblical narratives.DDC classification: 221 LOC classification: BS1235.52 | .S66 2009ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Slightly revised version of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Oxford University, 2007.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -284) and indexes.
General or special hermeneutics? -- The illustrative pericope Gen 21:1-21 -- A general hermeneutical model -- Immanent knowledge -- Narrative knowledge -- Transcendental knowledge -- The general hermeneutical model : corollaries.
A modern reader studying biblical narratives encounters various literary approaches and ways of understanding interpretive concepts. Hence an attempt to put forward a comprehensive hermeneutical model of reading biblical narratives. Such a model should aim at a synthesis of various approaches, and show how they are interrelated. The book proposes a hermeneutical theory which uses modern approaches to literary texts for the exegesis of biblical narratives. The book discusses three spheres of the reader's knowledge about reality: immanent, narrative, and transcendental. The move from immanent to.
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