Reading Daniel as a text in theological hermeneutics / Aaron B. Hebbard.
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|Subject:||Bible. Daniel > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Daniel > Theology.
Bible > Hermeneutics.
- ISBN: 9780227903421
- ISBN: 0227903420
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages).
- Publisher: Cambridge : James Clarke & Co., 
|General Note:|| "Published by arrangement with Pickwick Publications"--Title page verso.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-243).
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Front cover; Half title; Title page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. A Hermeneutic Reading of Daniel; The Historical Continuum of the Danielic Community; Purpose of Daniel; Danielic Hermeneutics; 2. Narration in Daniel; The "Tell" of Three Narrators; Conclusion; 3. The Introduction to Danielic Hermeneutics; Setting the Sense of Reading; Daniel 1: Introduction to the Narrative; 4. The Undergraduate Courses-Danielic Hermeneutics in Theory; Daniel 2: Disclosing Dream and Identity; Daniel 3: The Exit Exam for the Unbending Boys.
Daniel 4: Nebuchadnezzar's Conversion to YahwismDaniel 5: Belshazzar, the Lightweight Interpreter; Daniel 6: The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Daniel; 5. The Graduate Courses-Danielic Hermeneutics in Praxis; Daniel 7: The Court of Heaven Casts Judgment; Daniel 8: Vision, Interpretation, Understanding; Daniel 9: Daniel's Seventy and Gabriel's Seventy-Sevens; Daniel 10: Another Angelic Encounter; Daniel 11: Revelation of Details; Daniel 12: Danielism-Survival of the Wisest; 6. The Reader as Hermeneut; Reader as Character; Reader as Text; Reader as Hermeneut; Bibliography; Back cover.
|Summary:|| Reading Daniel as a Text in Theological Hermeneutics sets out to read the book of Daniel as a narrative textbook in the field of theological hermeneutics. Employing such disciplines as historical criticism, literary criticism, narrative theology, and hermeneutics, this work seeks to maintain an interdisciplinary outlook on the book of Daniel. Two inherently linked perspectives are utilized in this reading of Daniel. First is the perception that the character of Daniel is the paradigm of the good theological hermeneut; theology and hermeneutics are inseparable and converge in the character of D.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.