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Truth, beauty, and goodness in biblical narratives [electronic resource] : a hermeneutical study of Genesis 21:1-21 / Krzysztof Sonek.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift f�ur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; 395.Publication details: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, c2009.Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 290 p.) : illISBN:
  • 9783110209754 (electronic bk.)
  • 3110209756 (electronic bk.)
  • 1282187716
  • 9781282187719
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Truth, beauty, and goodness in biblical narratives.DDC classification:
  • 221 22
LOC classification:
  • BS1235.52 .S66 2009eb
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Contents:
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.
Summary: 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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Slightly revised version of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Oxford University, 2007.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-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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