The Resource African hermeneutics, Elizabeth Mburu., (ebook)

African hermeneutics, Elizabeth Mburu., (ebook)

Label
African hermeneutics
Title
African hermeneutics
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Mburu.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Interpretation of Scripture occurs within one's worldview and culture, which enhances our understanding and ability to apply Scripture in the world. However, few books address Bible interpretation from an African perspective and no other textbook uses the intercultural approach found here. This book brings both an awareness of how one's African context gives a lens to hermeneutics, but also how to interpret texts with integrity despite our cultural influences. African Hermeneutics was born of Prof Elizabeth Mburu's frustration at only having textbooks that predominantly followed a Western worldview to teach her African students. Mburu's approach to hermeneutics is one that begins in Africa, moving from the known to the unknown as students learn to apply her 'four-legged stool model' to biblical texts, namely examining: the parallels to African contexts, the theological context, the literary context, and the historical and cultural context. This textbook will help students and pastors interpret Scripture with greater accuracy in their own context, allowing for faithful application in their local contexts
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1968-
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Mburu, Elizabeth W.
Dewey number
220.601
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Philosophy, African
  • Electronic books
  • Africa
  • Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
African hermeneutics, Elizabeth Mburu., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781783685387
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12341544
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12341544
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
African hermeneutics, Elizabeth Mburu., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781783685387
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12341544
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12341544
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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