The Quest of the Hermeneutical Jesus

The full title of the work is The Quest of the Hermeneutical Jesus: The Impact of hermeneutics on the Jesus Research of John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright, and per the author – Robert B. Stewart – was developed resultant to his doctrinal dissertation and the increasing realization that “historical reconstruction is in fact … Continue reading The Quest of the Hermeneutical Jesus

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The Bible in Theology and Preaching

The Bible in Theology and Preaching was written by Donald K. McKim with the purpose of discussing the various theological positions in contemporary society, and how those schools of thought view the Scriptures. Each chapter undertakes to discuss a particular school of thought in such a way as to bring to light the questions of … Continue reading The Bible in Theology and Preaching

The Dark Night of the Soul: A Brief Exegetical Examination of Job 28

For a brief time, the life of Job was touched with the type of despair that no man or woman ever wants to face. As a business man he witnessed the loss of all the material things that point to wealth and prosperity. As a parent he endured the devastating emotional upheaval the loss of … Continue reading The Dark Night of the Soul: A Brief Exegetical Examination of Job 28

Toward an Exegetical Theology

            The full name of this work, written by Walter C. Kaiser, Jr. and published by Baker House Books in 1981, is Toward an Exegetical Theology: Biblical Exegesis for Preaching and Teaching. The work is designed to examine what the author sees as the inadequate academic preparation of preachers to draw significant meaning from the … Continue reading Toward an Exegetical Theology

Thoughts on “The Quest for Understandable Hermeneutics”

In a previous post, there appeared a book review of Hal Hougey’s The Quest for Understandable Hermeneutics, and one felt disinclined at that time to present points of critique or argument since the goal at that time was to present a brief book review in an impartial manner (as far as possible … different reviews … Continue reading Thoughts on “The Quest for Understandable Hermeneutics”