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Apostolic Hermaneutics

January 29th, 2008 | 1 min read

By Keith E. Buhler

 “By expecting the Apostles to conform to modern assumptions we run the
danger of missing the theological and kerygmatic richness of the Apostles’ use of
the OT.”

Continuing a line Matt started, here is an interesting article (about 25 pages) by Peter Enns, an evangelical scholar at Westminster Seminary, on the Apostolic manner of interpreting scripture. This “Apostolc Hermaneutic” is remarkably distinct from the widely-used and, in many cases, uncritically relied-upon “historical-grammatical method” that Protestants have inherited from the Enlightenment and Renaissance.

(Thanks to Energetic Procession for the link.)