been noticed but that turn out to open up engagement with gender and feminist conce inist, modernist sublime [that] has for its arc pass, but a woman at a party’. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Anthony C Thiselton and others published Hermeneutics: An Introduction }. Anthony Thiselton here brings together his encyclopedic knowledge of hermeneutics and his nearly four decades of teaching on the subject to provide a .

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Thiselton does not explain much at a basic level. He blasts through four thousand years of philosophical history in the first pages.

What a terrible book to read. Since this is also a relatively recent work of his, he refers back to many of his previous larger works which are daunting from the outset.

Selected pages Title Page. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A Further Assessment and Evaluation. Christian Living Grief and Suffering. Given the difficulty of so many of the texts cited, the scope of the book is really impressive there is a reason there aren’t many books like this out there – but it can get a little repetitive, and maybe one more good edit would have helped.

The author organized his material and presented his observations and evaluations in a readable manner – a true accomplishment for such a devoted hermeneutids writing on such a hermeneutucs topic. Return to Book Page.

Just not for the beginner. An ideal textbook, it is provocative, wise, astonishingly informed, and scrupulously evenhanded in its handling of material.

Hermeneutics: An Introduction by Anthony C. Thiselton

It is hermeneuticx Tony Thiselton’s legacy and the uncluttered distillation of a lifetime’s study of hermeneutics. New Testament Studies John Studies. The Identity of the Self Otherness and Narrative. Elephants may swim here and children may safely paddle. So Provides an introductory overview of the history of hermeneutics, with an emphasis on application to theological and Biblical studies.


You may not agree with many of the theories, or even with the author’ I read thkselton book as a class assignment. Such a great loss for an introductory work to hermeneutics. Hermeneutics in the Contexts of Philosophy Biblical Studies.

This really is a gift to the student who wants to know about hermeneutical theory, especially in regards to biblical studies. No trivia or quizzes yet. Anthony Thiselton hermeneuyics brings together his encyclopedic knowledge of hermeneutics and his nearly four decades introductioon teaching on the subject to provide a splendid interdisciplinary textbook.

Books by Anthony C. This is a fantastic introduction to the history and development of hermeneutics within the Western world at least after a brief study of Jewish and early Christian models of interpretation. Lists with This Book.

Published October 9th by Eerdmans first published September 1st He almost never credits a woman with an independent insight throughout the entire book and states that Liberation Theology is fizzled out, not realizing that women thisflton now the most original biblical interpreters and Liberation Theology is now so ubiquitous that most people do not even realize it has influenced everyone. Thiselton does not cut through the jargon.

Reform the Enlightenment and the Rise of Biblical Criticism. Preview — Hermeneutics by Anthony C. The Xn of Thiseltpn Dilthey. Postcolonial Hermeneutics from the s to the Present. Feb 02, ben adam rated it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Eerdmans PublishingOct 9, – Religion – pages. The latter especially needs a particular chapter since Vattimo, another student of Gadamer, has a very brilliant reading of Christianity.


Hermeneutics: An Introduction

thiseoton Required Field Not a valid email. Apr 10, Zachary Cobb rated it really liked it. New Testament General Works. After a thorough historical overview of hermeneutics, Thiselton moves into modern times with extensive analysis of scholarship from the mid-twentieth century, including liberation and feminist theologies, reader-response and reception theory, and postmodernism.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Since this is also a relatively recent work of his, he refers back to many of his previous larger works A critical and assessable introduction to the historical development of hermeneutics. Old Testament Studies Criticism. It is worth the read if you are willing to tread through some tough tedious reading.

I cannot say that “I really liked” this book, so I cannot give it 4 stars.

Shane rated it really liked it Nov 26, Don’t Miss a Thing! But, considering the fact that I was hoping for a practical guide for hermeneutical approaches only to find a mind-numbing philosophical history of the big names is hermeneutical development, I was disappointed and frustrated with the read.

This, at last, is it. Qn Impact of Literary Theory on Hermeneutics.