Introduction to Christianity
meaning of Bible passages
About biblical interpretation, a.k.a. hermeneutics:
The word "hermeneutics" refers to the art and science of interpreting
written texts. Within Christianity, the term generally refers to methods of
interpreting the Bible.
The term was derived from the Pagan Greek. Hermes was the son of Zeus and a
mountain nymph and the messenger of the gods.
Topics covered in this section:
- Richard Muller, "Dictionary of Latin and Greek Theological Terms:
Drawn Principally from Protestant Scholastic Theology," Baker, (1985). Read reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com
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- From the "Decrees of Council of Trent," Session IV, and "Dens
Theo.," Tom. 2., N. 80 and 81.
- J.S. Spong, "Resurrection: Myth or Reality?", Harper Collins (1994), Page 8-9.
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- Ibid., Page 11.
- Alan Dundes, "Holy writ as oral lit. The Bible as folklore," Rowman & Littlefield, (1999).
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- Ibid, Page 2.
Hermeneutics Quiz: Your biblical blind spots and
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Latest update 2009-JAN-27
Author: B.A. Robinson