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Deep Exegesis:The Mystery of Reading Scripture

the mystery of reading Scripture

by Peter J. Leithart

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Published by Baylor University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Bible -- Hermeneutics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter J. Leithart.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS511.3 .L45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23191914M
    ISBN 109781602580695
    LC Control Number2009010380
    OCLC/WorldCa317118145

      Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture Seeking to train readers to hear all that is being said within a written text, Peter Leithart advocates a hermeneutics of the letter that is not rigidly literalist and looks to learn to read—not just the Bible, but everything—from Jesus Brand: Baylor University Press.   I got the term from Peter Leithart’s book, Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture. I’d been pondering what I should call the kind of exposition of Scripture I was trying to do in my book. It doesn’t fit the traditional “commentary” genre, and I .

    He is ordained in the Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches, as well as the author of numerous books including The Ten Commandments: A Guide to the Perfect Law of Liberty; Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture; Gratitude: An Intellectual History; Traces of the Trinity, Delivered from the Elements of the World; The End of. One of the latest additions to this literature is Peter Leithart’s Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture (Baylor University Press, ). In this work Leithart begins by insisting that the letter of written texts (including the Scriptures) is as important, if not more important, than the spirit of the text.

    The rich pictures and metaphors in the biblical text have an enduring quality, they may well be the common substance of the Bible, the threads of the tapestry. This book is biblical theology at its best, but it doesn't use those words. This book is a thorough reading of the biblical text, but you are unlikely to have read it like this before/5(9).   Engage with numerous illustrations from Scripture that model these interpretive steps. Learn how to track an author's thought-flow, grasp the text's message, and apply the ancient Word in this modern world, all in light of Christ's redeeming work/5(8).


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Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture is a biblical study that focuses on the nature of reading scripture for oneself. Peter Leithart hopes to inspire readers to take up the study themselves, open their eyes, and realize Jesus's words for themselves, instead /5(23).

Deep Exegesis book. Read 43 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Would you pick up a book like Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture if it wasnt a textbook.

I purchased it because systematic analysis of literature in general and the Bible in specific have always been fascinating to me. I read this book last /5. Peter Leithart's Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture is the most helpful book I have ever read on how to interpret the Bible -- a topic of serious interest for me for almost 40 years.

In my seminary days, I learned that historical grammatical exegesis is the only way to approach the Bible/5. Title: Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture By: Peter J. Leithart Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Baylor University Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X 6 (inches) Weight: 14 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WW/5(1).

Find books like Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Deep Exegesis. Of course, if this book is about Jesus as portrayed in Scripture, then it is subject to criticism from alternative readings of Jesus in Scripture.

There is, moreover, no guarantee that a hermeneutics of the letter that learns from Jesus and Paul’s reading strategies will Author: Jamie Pitts.

anew. Peter J. Leithart’s Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture is a foundation-cracking earthquake of a book and I don’t say that lightly. There was a time, before I had laid a solid hermeneutical foundation, when I would read the Bible for hours at a time. I’d read through the longer books (e.g., Genesis, Psalms, Matthew, etc.).

Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture Leithart, Peter J. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, pp. viii+ $ Description: Seeking to train readers to hear all that is being said within a written text, Peter Leithart advocates a hermeneutics of the letter that is not rigidly literalist and looks to learn to readnot just the Bible, but everything--from Jesus and Paul.

Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture is a biblical study that focuses on the nature of reading scripture for oneself. Peter Leithart hopes to inspire readers to take up the study themselves, open their eyes, and realize Jesus's words for themselves, instead /5(15).

About the Book Thus Deep Exegesis explores the nature of reading itself–taking clues from Jesus and Paul on the meaning of meaning, the functions of language, and proper modes of interpretation. By looking (and listening) closely, and by including passages from the Bible and other literary sources, Leithart aims to do for the text what Jesus.

Catholic Books Review (). Get this from a library. Deep exegesis: the mystery of reading Scripture. [Peter J Leithart] -- Seeking to train readers to "hear all that is being said" within a written text, Peter Leithart advocates a hermeneutics of the letter that is not rigidly literalist and looks to learn to read--not.

This is a critical reveiw of Peter Leithart's volume on hermeneutics, Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture. Deep Exegesis The Mystery of Reading Scripture. by Peter J.

Leithart. pages Thus Deep Exegesis explores the nature of reading itself--taking clues from Jesus and Paul on the meaning of meaning, the functions of language, and proper modes of interpretation.

By looking (and listening) closely, and by including passages from the Bible and. Deep Exegesis- Leithart Just finished Peter Leithart's Deep Exegesis, The Mystery of Reading Scripture.

It is an excellent book. One of my deep mysteries is how Dr. Leithart reads so many books and remembers them. Overall, this is an excellent book as one thinks about not only reading Scripture but reading in general.

PDF | OnJ. Pitts and others published Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture. By Peter J. Leithart. | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Jamie Pitts. Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture.

Peter J. Leithart. Peter J. Leithart. Baylor University Press / / Trade Paperback. $ 5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews.

Availability: In Stock. Stock No: WW 5 Stars Out Of 5 5 out of 5. 5 Stars (1) 4 Stars (0) 3 Stars 5/5(1). Thus Deep Exegesis explores the nature of reading itself--taking clues from Jesus and Paul on the meaning of meaning, the functions of language, and proper modes of interpretation.

By looking (and listening) closely, and by including passages from the Bible and other literary sources, Leithart aims to do for the text what Jesus did for the /5(). Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture, Peter J. Leithart 30 30 BLo Survey of the Pentateuch, Mr. Ryan Stephens Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel, 2nd ed., Eugene Merrill 24 40 A Survey of the Old Testament, 3rd ed., John Walton and Andrew Hill 32 Title: Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Published: Aug Publisher: Baylor University Press Language: English.

Peter J Leithart, Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture, Baylor Chapter 1: The Text is a Husk The first chapter of Leithart’s book presents the thesis that Western Christians have “emasculate[d] our own scriptures” (3).Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture, Peter J.

Leithart 30 30 Echoes of Exodus through Scripture, Alastair J. Roberts and Andrew Wilson 17 18 Grasping God's Word. 3rd ed., J. Scott Duvall and J. Daniel Hays 36 50 BLA-o Principles for Biblical Interpretation, Dr. Bryan Fergus."Getting" the Joke In his forthcoming book, Deep Exegesis: The Mystery of Reading Scripture, Dr.

Peter Leithart compares understanding the Bible to understanding a joke. He does not mean that Scripture is a joke, but he does mean that understanding the Bible requires a good deal of knowledge and familiarity with ancient middle-eastern culture.