Creative Biblical Exegesis: Christian and Jewish Hermeneutics through the Centuries

Menahem Banitt, Pinʹhas Carny, Marcel Dubois, David Flusser, Christopher Frey, Yair Hoffman, Jacob Levinger, Rüdiger Liwak, Konrad Raiser, Heribert Smolinsky, Elazar Touitou, Johannes Wallmann, Benjamin Uffenheimer, Henning Graf Reventlow, and Ze'ev W. Falk

Creative Biblical Exegesis: Christian and Jewish Hermeneutics through the Centuries
Creative Biblical Exegesis: Christian and Jewish Hermeneutics through the Centuries

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These papers were presented to a unique conference held in Israel in December 1985, sponsored by Tel Aviv University and the University of Bochum in the Federal Republic of Germany. Discussion of Christian and Jewish exegesis in historical perspective was not only mutually illuminating, but also laid the foundations for a new level of Jewish-Christian dialogue. The papers presented in this volume are: H. Graf Reventlow, Humanist Exegesis: The famous Hugo Grotius. Y. Hoffman, The Technique of Quotation as an Interpretative Device. D. Flusser, Past and Future according to the Creative Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible in Paul's Epistle to the Hebrews. P. Carny, Uniqueness And Particularity in Philo's Exegesis. J.S. Levinger, Maimonides' Exegesis of the Book of Job. M. Banitt, Exegesis and Metaphrasis. A. Touitou, Courants et contre-courants dans l'exTgFse biblique juive en France au moyen Gge. R. Liwak, Literary Individuality as a Problem of Hermeneutics. M. Dubois, Mystical and Realistic Elements in the Exegesis and Hermeneutics of Thomas Aquinas. H. Smolinsky, The Bible and its Exegesis in the Controversies about Reform and Reformation. J. Wallmann, Martin Luther's Judaism and Islam. C. Frey, The Function of the Bible in Recent Protestant Ethics. B. Uffenheimer, Trends in Modern Jewish Biblical Research. K. Raiser, A New Reading of the Bible? Ecumenical Perspectives from Latin America and Korea.

  • Exegesis or metaphrasis - Menahem Banitt
  • Philo's uniqueness and particularity - Pinʹhas Carny
  • Mystical and realistic elements in the exegesis and hermeneutics of Thomas Aquinas - Marcel Dubois
  • 'Today if you will listen to this voice' : creative exegesis in Hebrews 3-4 - David Flusser
  • The function of the Bible in recent Protestant ethics - Christopher Frey
  • The technique of quotation and citation as an interpretative device - Yair Hoffman
  • Maimonides' exegesis of the Book of Job - Jacob Levinger
  • Literary individuality as a problem of hermeneutics in the Hebrew Bible - Rüdiger Liwak
  • A new reading of the Bible? : ecumenical perspectives from Latin America and Korea - Konrad Raiser
  • The Bible and its exegesis in the controversies about reform and Reformation - Heribert Smolinsky
  • Courants et contre-courants dans l'exégèse biblique juive en France au Moyen-Age - Elazar Touitou
  • Luther on Jews and Islam - Johannes Wallmann
  • Some reflections on modern Jewish Biblical research - Benjamin Uffenheimer
  • Humanist exegesis : the famous Hugo Grotius - Henning Graf Reventlow
  • Panel discussion. Introduction - Benjamin Uffenheimer
  • Jewish and Christian understanding of the Bible - Ze'ev W. Falk
  • Roman Catholic understanding of the Bible - Marcel Dubois
  • Protestant understanding of the Bible - Henning Graf Reventlow

Pages: 225
Publisher: T&T Clark
Published: 1988
ISBN-10: 1850750823
ISBN-13: 9781850750826

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