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Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers This is a great book very good explanations easy to read and understand it will not write an exegesis for you, you still have to do the leg work It is well written and of good quality paper. Excellent book Very useful resource. perfect thanks Quick dispatch Well worth reading I got this book on my Kindle and thoroughly enjoyed it It will be a help to me in the future My only complaint is that Kindle books very rarely contain page numbers which makes it difficult if not impossible to us as a reference in a footnoted essay. It Seems To Me That This Is Precisely The Kind Of Book That Most Beginning Theological Students And Seminary Students Need To Read Frank J Matera, Professor Of New Testament, Catholic University I Have Examined M Gorman S Elements Of Biblical Exegesis And Find It Very Impressive I Teach Courses In Biblical Interpretation And Expect To Use The Book As A Text George Brunk III, Professor Of New Testament, Eastern Mennonite Seminary Gorman S Done A Fine Job With What Strikes Me As A Pretty Difficult Topic To Handle In Book Form Elements Of Biblical Exegesis Is Careful Andclear Without Being Overwhelming I Think It Will Be Very Useful, So Thanks To Gorman For His Good And Insightful Work Warren Carter, Pherigo Professorof New Testament, Saint Paul School Of TheologyDesigned For Students, Teachers, And Pastors, This Is Really A Handbook For Studying The Basics Of Biblical Exegesis It Takes The Reader, Step By Step, Through Context, Historical, And Literary Analyses While The Diachronic And Existential Approaches Are Given Their Due, Gorman Clearly States That The Synchronic Approach Is Dominant Here Having Seen How A Text Is Taken Apart, The Reader Is Then Shown How To Put It Back Together Again In A Way That Will Yield Meaning For Today The Very Layout Of The Book Is Instructive Important Words Are In Bold Print And Explanations Follow Charts Illustrate Ideas Each Chapter Ends With A Summary Of The Content, Practical Hints For Learning And Remembering, And Suggestions For Further Practice Five Appendices Supplement The Material In The Book Itself This Guide Is Highly Recommended For Classroom Use The Bible TodayOf The Making Ofmany Books On Bible Study There Is No End, But We Are Especially Pleased To Celebrate This One Because Its Story Is In Part Our Own Long Time Readers Will Remember Michael Gorman As Associate Director Of This Organization Back When It Was Known As The Council For Religion In Independent Schools CRIS , And His New Book Is A Revision Of Something Originally Published By Us In As Texts And Contexts A Guide To Careful Thinking And Writing About The Bible Fast Forward A Decade Or So And Dr Gorman Is Now Dean And Professor At The Ecumenical Institute Of Theology At St Mary S Seminary And University In BaltiFirst Things First Exegesis Springs From A Greek Word, Exegeisthai, To Lead Out Cf The Latin Educare, Root Of Our Word Education So Exegesis Is Simply The Business Of Leading Ourselves Or Others Out Of Ignorance Into Understanding Specifically, It Is The Process Of Beginning With A Passage Of Scripture And Discovering Its Meaning S , Of Making The Opaque Transparent, TranslucentMaking Sense Out Of The Bible Can Be A Daunting Challenge As Gorman Acknowledges, The Already Difficult Task Of Biblical Exegesis And Interpretation Is Becoming So Complex, With The Unending Array Of New Methods And Methodologies Not To Mention New Historical Discoveries , That Many Students And Preachers Are Tempted To Abandon Any Hope Of Being Scholarly Or Even Careful In Their Reading And Use Of The Bible But Gorman Rises To The Challenge One Of The Fundamental Assumptions Of This Book Is That Exegesis Can And Must Be Done By The Nonspecialist, He Declares, And He Proceeds To Show How The Laity As Well As The Professionals Can Go About ItIf I May Dare To Carp, The Book Stitle Is Perhaps Unfortunate While This Tome Will Indeed Prove Useful For Students And Ministers, And For Teachers As Well, The Truth Is That Anyone Curious About Scholarship And The Bible Will Profit Immensely Here Gorman Is A Very Readable Guide Through The Entire Terrain He Surveys And Explains The Disparate Approaches To Bible Study From Redaction Criticism To Deconstructionism He Explains The Strengths And Weaknesses Of All The Major English Translations Available He Also Leads The Way Through The Thickets Of Bible Scholarship, Clearly Explaining And Evaluating The Full Range Of Resources Commentaries, DictionarMichael J Gorman PhD Princeton Theological Seminary Is Distinguished Research Professor Of Sacred Scripture At St Mary S Seminary And University In Balti He Formerly Served As Dean Of The Ecumenical Institute Of Theology At St Mary S


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