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Bible in the Contemporary World : Hermeneutical Ventures (Paperback) (Richard Bauckham)

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A crucial responsibility for Christian interpreters of Scripture today, Richard Bauckham insists, is to seek to understand our contemporary context and to explore the Bibles relevance to it in ways that reflect serious critical engagement with that context. In The Bible in the Contemporary World Bauckham models how this task can be carried out.Bauckham calls for our reading of Scripture to lead us into increased engagement with the important issues of todays world, including globalization, environmental degradation, and widespread poverty. He works to bring biblical texts into relationship with these contemporary realities by means of the Bibles metanarrative of God and the world, in which Gods purpose takes effect in the salvation and fulfillment of the world as his cherished creation.
A crucial responsibility for Christian interpreters of Scripture today, Richard Bauckham insists, is to seek to understand our contemporary context and to explore the Bibles relevance to it in ways that reflect serious critical engagement with that context. In The Bible in the Contemporary World Bauckham models how this task can be carried out.

Bauckham calls for our reading of Scripture to lead us into increased engagement with the important issues of todays world, including globalization, environmental degradation, and widespread poverty. He works to bring biblical texts into relationship with these contemporary realities by means of the Bibles metanarrative of God and the world, in which Gods purpose takes effect in the salvation and fulfillment of the world as his cherished creation.
Number of Pages: 178
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Bible / Hermeneutics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
Author: Richard Bauckham
Language: English
Street Date: November 8, 2015
TCIN: 26394192
UPC: 9780802872234
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-9877
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