The Bible in the Sixteenth Century

The Bible in the Sixteenth Century

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A distinguished group of authors here illuminate a broad spectrum of themes in the history of biblical interpretation. Originally published in 1990, these essays take as their common ground the thesis that the intellectual and religious life of the sixteenth century cannot be understood without attention to the preoccupation of sixteenth-century humanists and theologians with the interpretation of the Bible. Topics explored include Jewish exegesis and problems of Old Testament interpretation and the relationship between the Bible and social, political, and institutional history. Contributors. Irena Backus, Guy Bedouelle, Kalman P. Bland, Kenneth G. Hagen, Scott H. Hagen, Scott H. Hendrix, R. Gerald Hobbs, Jean-Claude Margolin, H. C. Erik Midelfort, Richard A. Muller, John B. Payne, David C. Steinmetz... the Synoptics.2 It followed immediately upon a short commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians and Bucera#39;s defense of his translation of ... 4 Thus one of Bucera#39;s aims in writing the commentary was to provide a manual for preachers, particularly Bernese preachers. ... We must also bear in mind that the fourth thesis of the Berne disputation concerned the question of real presence, 5 and that the debateanbsp;...

Title:The Bible in the Sixteenth Century
Author:David C. Steinmetz
Publisher:Duke University Press - 1990-08-21


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