By A. Berkeley Mickelsen
A big paintings in hermeneutics that's complete with no being complicated. Mickelsen covers all facets of the elemental rules for studying Scripture, contemplating new matters, crucial tools,and confirmed concepts.
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In contrast the Scriptures simply assert the event-“He is risen” (Matt. 28:6; Mark 16:6). But usually the notice of the event is either directly interpreted or occurs in a context of such interpretation-“. . to those trusting in the One who’ raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead, who was handed over for the sake of our trespasses, and he was raised for the sake of our acquittal [or justification]” (Rom. 4:24-25). But why should such interpretation militate against the historicity [Historie] of the event?
42-43. , pp. 99-100. , pp. 104-05, 111. ~” This new work was entitled: Thcologiscltes lV/iirtcrbzlch turn A’CIICIZ T c s t n m e n t . V o l u m e I apl~earetl in 1932-33. Volume II was published in 1935. Volume III appeared in 1938 while Volume IV came off the press in the midst of World \Var II in 1942. In 1946 Gerhard Kittel died. Gerhard Fried:ich took his place. Volume V was published in 1954 and Volume VI was completed in 1959. Words which have theological significance are presented alphabetically.
It is true that this involvement may bring a wrong kind of subjectivity-that is, the interpreter may pretend to be clarifying the idea of Paul or John when in reality he is setting forth his own idea. N O p r o cedure could be more erroneous. Yet we cannot escape subjectivity in our interpretation of the Bible. An interpreter brings to bear upon the text all that he is, all that he knows, and even 23Smart, op. , pp. 172, 173. , p. 173. CRUCML ISSLlES all that he wants to become. It will help IIS just to be aware that this is so.