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If you lack familiarity with philosophical terminology and history, it might be a difficult read. Before reading, you should at least have a handle on what hermeneutics itself is and some different approaches people have taken to it. Selected pages Introductuon Page. Dec introductoin, Josue Manriquez rated it liked it.

However, I think it is useful as an introductary reference, and the bibliography is also really useful. Unlikely many in this field who are given to needlessly convoluting their sentences, Thiselton’s style is crisp but not overly dry. May 23, Jesse marked it as to-read Shelves: Thiselton name-drops with reckless abandon. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Thiselfon 09, Chad Gibbons rated it really liked it. The Patristic exegesis or theological interpretation could use more attention. American History Regional History. Postcolonial Hermeneutics from the s to the Present. Kindle Your favorite Eerdmans titles can be purchased through leading retailers including Amazon. Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 06, intrroduction So Provides an introductory overview of the history of hermeneutics, with an emphasis on application to theological and Biblical studies.

I don’t know why he is excluded but I know he has been deliberately avoided because of his disclosure of being gay and of his being against the state of Israel. I would recommend this book to those ingroduction are interested in the history of how the Bible has been interpreted and why.


Hermeneutics: An Introduction by Anthony C. Thiselton

Not for the faint in heart. Thiselton is critical with charity, as always, and is a leading scholar in hermeneutics. A brief yet superficial introduction. Open Preview See a Problem? This will always be easily accessible on intrkduction shelf as a great reference tool, though it’s also quite enjoyable to just read!

The Hermeneutics of Paul Ricoeur. Overall a highly recommended book for those interested in the topic. An Introduction Anthony C. An ideal textbook, it is provocative, wise, astonishingly informed, and scrupulously evenhanded in its handling of hermeneuyics. That said, this seemingly exhaustive history of hermeneutics theory was a good read. Apr 10, Zachary Cobb rated it really liked it.

Anthony Thiselton is professor of Christian theology at the University of Nottingham. After a nitroduction historical overview of hermeneutics, Thiselton moves into modern times with extensive analysis of scholarship from the mid-twentieth century, including liberation and femi Anthony Thiselotn here brings together his encyclopedic knowledge of hermeneutics and his nearly four decades of teaching on the subject to provide a splendid interdisciplinary textbook.

Preview — Hermeneutics by Anthony C. He generally summarizes the major relevant works and describes the major arguments for each author in a very even handed sort of way although he hermeneuticss pretty rough on post-modern approaches.

No other text on hermeneutics covers the range of writers and subjects discussed in Thiselton’s Hermeneutics. I also appreciated his treatment of rabbinic hermeneutics. This, at last, is it. Hermeneutics in hemreneutics Contexts of Philosophy Biblical Studies. Thiselton is brilliant, but I have read better prose in instruction manuals. Anthony Thiselton here brings together his encyclopedic knowledge of hermeneutics and his nearly four decades of teaching on the subject to provide a splendid interdisciplinary textbook.

Hermeneutics: An Introduction

Not much of an introduction. Dec 10, Zach Waldis rated it liked it. 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.


You may not agree with many of the theories, or even with the author’ I read this book as a class assignment. He offers an endless litany of quotes from all directions with little or no context.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Bosman rated it it was ok Shelves: While not exhaustive, this text focuses on the key figures in the development of hermeneutics, and is a valuable resource for anyone looking for an introductory text to then dive into the confusing world of hermeneutics.

This is a rare treasure among hermeneutics theorists. A quick and intense journey through literary theory and interpretation. Thiselton is reasonable though and I have no feelings of ill will in his endeavors or analysis, just wishing I didn’t have to read him.

Mar 11, Don Henrikson rated it really liked it.

Such a great loss for an introductory work to hermeneutics. The only chapter I can say that I enjoyed was the one on liberation theology.

If you are looking for a book about the history and development of Hermeneutics, both biblical and otherwise, especially in Europe and the U. He clearly knows his stuff, but his presentation left me feeling d I had hoped this introeuction would provide more of a how-to and background for understanding the practice of hermeneutics.

Aaron Rice rated it it was ok Dec 06,