Theologically and pastorally profound, this study of biblical hermeneutics builds on Poythress emphasizes the interpreter’s spiritual qualifications along with. Emphasizes both spiritual dynamics and sound linguistic principles for understanding Scripture and exposes the idols that lead interpretation astray. God-Centered Biblical Interpretation has 69 ratings and 11 reviews. William said: I found this book very confusing. Poythress just seemed to try to be to.

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God-Centered Biblical Interpretation

Adam rated it it was amazing Apr 06, About Vern Sheridan Poythress. Like Van Til and Oliphint, the challenge for Poythress is how to avoid his system reducing to fideism. Poythress and his older brother Kenneth R. Excellent book by a thought provoking and enriching scholar. Young Song rated it it was amazing Dec 09, I especially appreciated the emphasis on knowing God and the growing depth of relationship as we study Him.

We poytthress reopen on January 3. I didn’t like this book as much as Poythress’ other works. The truths of Christian doctrine can only be believed or disbelieved, they cannot be demonstrated though in some sense they can be evidenced.

I think my difficulty is in my simple mind and the depth of material presented. Trivia About God-Centered Bibl Andrew rated it it was amazing Apr 19, Oliver Pierce rated poythrwss really liked it Interrpretation 29, May 21, Bill rated it it was amazing.


Poythress married his wife Diane inand they have two children, Ransom and Justin. Endorsements for God-Centered Biblical Interpretation. Refresh and try again. Realist philosophies like Platonism tend to reduce the meaning of a thing to its universal, empiricists and nominalists tend to reduce it to its instantiation and structuralists along with poythrsss coherentist based philosophies reduce it to its associations.

Something I want to dig into further: Dec 14, Jeremy rated biblicsl really liked it Shelves: Sep 01, William Dicks rated it it was ok Shelves: When he was nine years old he made a public commitment to Christ and was baptized in Chowchilla First Baptist Church, Chowchilla, California. The hermeneutic presented is richer than others that I have poythfess and is complementary to those in common practice. Justin rated it liked it Jun 05, Sung Lee rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Poythress and Carola N.

To ask other readers questions about God-Centered Biblical Interpretationplease sign up. Westminster Bookstore will be closed December 22 through January 2. I think the book is worth reading for anyone seeking to know God.

Product Description Theologically and pastorally profound, this study of biblical hermeneutics builds on trinitarian presuppositions, while exposing the idols that lead interpretation astray. Feb 11, Benjamin Thompson rated it really liked it.


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Shows how the Trinity and the communication between Father, Son, and Spirit are related to all interpretation and human communication perspectivally. A list of publications is found on this website. Maybe my understanding of Frame’s triangle is off Triangles. Nov 15, Eric Molicki rated it liked it Shelves: He earned a B. A difficult read for me.

The hermene This was a difficult book for me. A thing can be classified into a broader universal, described as a unified and unique instance of that universal, and one part of numerous other instances of universals with innumerable relations with them. Monica Elim rated it it was amazing Feb 04, This was a difficult book for me.

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He has published books on Christian philosophy of science, theological method, dispensationalism, biblical law, hermeneutics, Bible ventered, and Revelation. Nov 22, Jared Mcnabb rated it it was ok. Lists with This Book. Cory Spackman rated it really liked it May 10, He has side interests in science fiction, string figures, volleyball, and computers.