hermeneutics, preaching, catholic, criticism, lutheran
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
A rich variety of methods exists today for studying Scripture - text criticism, philology, literary criticism; source, form, and redaction criticism, Religionsgeschichte, and a host of other "Geschichten" - so that the Bible is probably the world's most closely and minutely studied book. But how can all these techniques be put together into a method, in the classical sense of meth' hodos, a "way" "after" something, a way for getting from one point to another, from the text to the practical goal that concerns us here, proclaiming or communicating the text today?
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
"Methods in Studying the Biblical Text Today,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 40, Article 63.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol40/iss1/63