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Text to praxis : hermeneutics and homiletics in dialogue / Abraham Kuruvilla.

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Subject: Bible > Homiletical use.
Bible > Hermeneutics.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567366849
  • ISBN: 0567366847
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 223 pages).
  • Publisher: London ; T & T Clark, ©2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-211) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction : goals and assumptions -- Language-games, textuality, and genres -- Primary genre -- Secondary genre : the canon -- Pericopal theology and application -- Conclusion : summary and prospects.
Summary: A fundamental issue for preachers of the Bible has always been achieving an approach that is both faithful to the textual intention as well as fitting for the listening audience. What is historical and distant (the text) is, in preaching, made contemporary and near (praxis). Particularly pertinent is how this transaction may be conducted with respect to the self-contained and well-defined quantum of the scriptural text that is regularly employed in liturgical contextsthe pericope. This book answers the question: In a sermon intending to proclaim application from a pericope, what is the herme.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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