This is because, according to him, Scripture sometimes hurts people: "any interpretation of scripture that hurts people, oppresses people, or destroys people cannot be the right interpretation, no matter how traditional, historical, or exegetically
I remain unconvinced by some of Forster's claims--both exegetically
Not only does it allow us to avoid stretching the meaning of slh "send" in lexically problematic and exegetically
tendentious ways, but it also offers us a plausible etymology, and a measure of otherwise unobtainable congruence with the Septuagint.
Charette's recognition of the importance of reward and punishment as valid terms within the New Testament understanding of grace, and his exposition of Matthew's use of these terms, is important theologically as well as exegetically
; and some particular insights are noteworthy.
While one might dispute details in B.'s interpretation of various images, he models a clear method for reading icons exegetically
, theologically, and, above all, in the context of liturgical time and space.
The assertion that the language of "cleaving" ("attaching") and "becoming one flesh" describes an ontological union and prescribes heterosexual monogamy as the divine design for all creation is flawed exegetically
on several accounts.
I have also tried to show, admittedly in a sketchy and indecently peremptory fashion, that inattention to these concepts leads to some exegetically
and philosophically unsatisfactory results.
The volume opens with Handelman's discussion of Siva and Parvati's dice game, in which he exegetically
continues the work he began with David Shulman (1997).
it builds upon and reinforces the results of chapter I, specifically Campbell's decision to refer [pi] [iota] [zigma] [tau] [iota] [zeta]; to Christ's |faith(fulness)' every time it occurs in this passage - not only when [pi] [iota] [zigma] [tau] [iota] [zeta] is followed by the dependent genitives '[IOTA] [eta] [zigma] [omicron] [upsilon] (X [rho] [iota] [zigma] [tau] [omicron] [upsilon]) in vv.
Were such sermons exegetically
inconsistent, even if tragically wrongheaded?
This paper shows that Conant's position depends upon four interrelated theses concerning Kierkegaard's text, and argues that none of these theses is sustainable, either philosophically or exegetically
. In the course of this critique, alternative and more convincing theses are developed, and the author suggests that these theses are altogether better suited than Conant's to account for, and to provide a defense of, Kierkegaard's stature as a religious thinker.
He further claims that the nihilist reading is both exegetically
fitting and philosophically defensible.