This crucial interdisciplinary assortment asks how an identical biblical texts, shared throughout Jewish and Christian traditions, might be interpreted for various theological purposes and to diverse theological ends. each one article takes a sustained examine the intimate relation among positive aspects of specific texts and the iteration of theological meanings, monitoring in each one case how varied meanings are made or present in an analogous texts and the place meanings diverge in several theologies. The e-book applies the most up-tp-date ancient and literary concepts of biblical interpretation to check the multivalence constitutive of texts and theologies. The participants are David Carr, C. R. Seitz, Christian A. Eberhart, Lincoln E. Galloway, Gary Gilbert, John Barton, Stephen T. Davis, Kevin Mongrain, and Bernd Oberdorfer.
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