Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters
Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters

Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters

by eds. McKim, Donald K.

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Pages 1106
Publisher InterVarsity Press
Published 2007
ISBN-13 9780830829279
From Abelard to Zwingli, the history of Christian biblical interpretation has been shaped by great thinkers who delved deeply into the structure and meaning of Christianity's sacred texts. With over two hundred in-depth articles, the Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters introduces readers to the principal players in that history: their historical and intellectual contexts, their primary works, their interpretive principles and their broader historical significance. In addition, six major essays offer an overview of the history of biblical interpretation from the second century to the present. This one-volume reference by Donald K. McKim, a revised and vastly expanded edition of IVP Academic's Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters, will serve as an invaluable tool for any serious student of the Bible and the history of biblical interpretation.

  • Preface to First Edition
  • Preface to Second Edition
  • How to Use this Dictionary
  • Abbreviations
  • Contributors
  • Part 1: Biblical Interpretation through the Centuries
  • Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church
  • Biblical Interpretation in the Middle Ages
  • Biblical Interpretation in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
  • Biblical Interpretation in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
  • Biblical Interpretation in Europe in the Twentieth Century
  • Biblical Interpretation in North America in the Twentieth Century
  • Part 2: Major Biblical Interpreters
  • Dictionary Articles
  • Index of Persons
  • Index of Subjects
  • Index of Articles

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