It can be a challenge to read Scripture as a both a historical text and one that continues to address communities of faith.
Explorations in Interdisciplinary Reading contains 10 essays to help you address this challenge. Among these essays is mine on "Rewriting Torah Obedience in Romans for the Church."
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A “collection of essays that chart the way forward to the promised land of theological interpretation of the Bible.”
The tension between reading Scripture as primarily a historically situated text on one hand and binding canon addressed to a community of faith on the other constitutes a crucial issue for biblical interpretation.
To this end, this volume's essays especially explore exegetical, reception-historical, and theological-practical reading strategies.
And the volume as a whole offers valuable insights into the integration of biblical studies and theology as subdisciplines within the academy.
Inside Explorations in Interdisciplinary Reading, you'll find 10 essays that address the relationship between Scripture's historical and theological witness.
Among these, you'll find my essay how Paul's gospel isn't "Torah-free." And you'll see how Paul's letter to the Romans reinterprets Torah obedience and argues that it's something still expected of Jesus's followers.
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