Hermeneutics is the science and methodology of interpreting the Bible. It is a word used by clergy and serious Bible students. This category will contain sites which deal with the scholarly, methodological interpretation of Scripture. It will not contain sites for children or the general public.
Class syllabus by Richard Ascough, Queen's Theological College.
Book by Bob Smith (HTML) covering interpretive principles and processes, figurative language, Biblical languages, and structural analysis.
Basic introduction to Hermeneutics.
Definitions of most of the major terms and concepts used by Socio-Rhetorical Criticism (and related fields) as well as short descriptions of the "textures" that make up a religious text.
Excellent commentary on The Chicago Statement on Biblical Hermeneutics Articles of Affirmation and Denial. (Dr. Norman L. Geisler)
Guidelines for sound biblical interpretation.
The science of interpretation is generally known as hermeneutics, while the practical application of the principles of this science is exegesis. (Studylight.org)
Articles from the Protestant Reformed Theological Journal by Herman C. Hanko.
Illegitimate hermeneutics improperly limits a Bible text to a single meaning consistent with the human author's prior knowledge. This is the first in a series of studies.
An annotated gateway to useful resource pages on religion, theology and the Bible on the internet, a section in the New Testament Gateway by Dr Mark Goodacre, Department of Theology, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Article by John Odendaal surveys some of the factors involved in interpreting Biblical texts. Includes bibliography.
Series of study guides to understanding and applying basic principles of Biblical hermeneutics.
In the book "Scripture Twisting," James Sire has a chapter devoted to each of the methods. Includes a summary.
An article from the Catholic Encyclopedia
"...the Eight Rules of Interpretation used by legal experts for more than 2500 years."
A preliminary attempt at articulating the role of the Holy Spirit in relation to the interpretation of Scripture. By Daniel B. Wallace, Ph.D.
Draws from public domain sources for both its classic philosophical e-texts collection and for portions of some articles. James Fieser, Ph.D., general editor.
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