By Seizo Sekine,J. Randall Short

ISBN-10: 3110340151

ISBN-13: 9783110340150

Western bible study have tended to stick to both faith-based theological methods or value-free historical-critical equipment. This monograph demanding situations the 2 extremes by means of pursuing the center course of philosophical hermeneutics. whereas drawing on jap and Western philosophical writings from old to fashionable occasions, the writer proposes unique interpretive options to a variety of very important biblical texts, together with the Akedah, moment Isaiah, the Decalogue, Qohelet, activity, and Jeremiah. but, this isn't a suite of antiquarian experiences. Readers also will achieve clean and stimulating views touching on monotheism, non secular religion and id, affliction and salvation, and smooth and postmodern ethics. ultimately, in a supplementary essay, the writer introduces readers to the historical past of previous testomony stories in Japan, and he outlines customers for the future.

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