GLOBAL INTERPRETATIONS OF CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURES. RLST 206 AND DIV 3845 Feb 6 2012. Today. a) 3:10-3:55 Contemporary Models for the Interpretation of Scriptures: INTER(CON)TEXTUAL HERMENEUTICS: In a World Context pp. 33-49, 71-75.
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GLOBAL INTERPRETATIONS OF CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURES
RLST 206 AND DIV 3845
Feb 6 2012
Then we truly
READ WITH THEM
And are in a position to
Discuss with them the
for specific contexts
of our respective interpretations.
Matthew and Paul
Classical Models of
Interpretations of Scriptures
Pharisees = One Covenant
Election: complete = everything has been revealed on Mount Sinai (Oral and Written Torah)
Haggadah: Closed sacred history; Liturgy; interpreting Scripture by Scripture (Midrash)
Halakah: needs to be reinterpreted again and again (Mishnah, Talmud, constantly interpreted in terms of social, cultural situation)
Apocalyptic = New Covenant (people still in bondage)
Election: God is electing, choosing a remnant/a new faithful people = new interventions of God
Typology; Prophecy are fulfilled
Haggadah = Open sacred history, ongoing activity of God , establishing and reestablishing the covenant through choosing/calling a new people, through interventions of power
Halakah = Very strict; AS BY PRIEST IN THE TEMPLE