Keon-Sang An,William A. Dyrness,Joel B. Green's An Ethiopian Reading of the Bible: Biblical Interpretation PDF

By Keon-Sang An,William A. Dyrness,Joel B. Green

ISBN-10: 149822069X

ISBN-13: 9781498220699

This publication explores the biblical interpretation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church (EOTC). In doing so, it illuminates the translation of the Bible in a specific old and cultural context and provides a compelling instance of the contextual nature of biblical interpretation. those that stopover at Ethiopia adventure its specified spirituality, that's considerably trained through the presence of the EOTC. The EOTC has existed from earliest years of the Christian church. It has additionally constructed and maintained its personal ecclesiastic culture within the Ethiopian context and has its personal precise approach of interpreting the Bible. it truly is noteworthy, really within the African context, that it has its personal commentaries at the Scriptures, which proceed to function an essential culture within the EOTC's interpretation of the Bible. this is often obtrusive within the modern hermeneutics and sermons of EOTC preachers. In its complete attention of the EOTC's earlier and current, this ebook examines the interaction among culture and context in biblical interpretation and contributes to present biblical scholarship.

"This is a path-breaking research that provides old intensity and perception into contextuality and the method of contextualization. a lot of the paintings so far in this subject has been performed by way of Western students or relies on Western scholarship. Keon-Sang An, who taught theology in Ethiopia, explores the wealthy culture of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church with reference to its method of Scripture. This paintings deepens our figuring out of contextualization as an important procedure in each neighborhood church."
--Wilbert R. Shenk, Senior Professor, Fuller Graduate institution of Intercultural reports

"Keon-Sang An's paintings is not just a window into East African biblical contextual theology; it's also an creation to biblical and theological process for the twenty first century. He conscientiously argues that the lengthy shadow of western theological strategy has to be changed by way of neighborhood interpretations that concentrate on either context and culture. much more impressive is this creation to a style and its software comes from a Korean, hearing Africans, and writing in America."
--Scott W. Sunquist, Dean, tuition of Intercultural reviews, Professor of worldwide Christianity, Fuller Theological Seminary

Keon-Sang An is Assistant Professor of Bible and undertaking at Fuller Theological Seminary. He formerly served as a missionary in Eritrea and Ethiopia, operating with SIM (Serving In undertaking) and GMS (Global challenge Society)

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