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Interpretation: so, how do you read?
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About Interpretation

History of Interpretation
Hermeneutics

 
Methods of Interpretation

A discussion of common methodologies or 'criticisms'
Source, form, redaction, feminist, liberation, literary, translation, spiritual, textual and more.

 
The text in the world

Two of several models of organization

The text
The writer
The reader or

The text
The implied writer
The implied reader

The world in front of the text
The world in the text
The world behind the text
   
Stances to the authority of the text Literal, Inerrant
Inspired word, mediated through cultural and human limits
Text as controlled by tradition
A human projection
Reformation era hermeneutics
   
Can the text have any authority? The modern attack on the possibility of God and theology.
Last updated 11/3/06; first posted 10/31/00; © 2006 John P. Nordin