Meaning, Truth & Scripture

Speaker(s): Kevin Vanhoozer
Date: Sept 1997
Length: 8 hr 32 min
Product ID: RGDL2734S

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What does it mean to be biblical in ones' theology and in one's life? This series studies the diverse ways that recent theories of meaning and truth have a bearing on biblical authority and interpretation--on exegesis, theology and ethics alike. Listeners will learn how to approach Scripture as a norm for thought and action in an age when the very possibility of meaning and truth is disputed. Listeners also will come to appreciate both how modern and post-modern theories of meaning and truth affect theology and how they may themselves be transformed as a result of their encounter with the Bible and Christian doctrine. The purpose is to help the listener to formulate a strategy for articulating the meaningfulness and truthfulness of Scripture in a post-modern, pluralistic and public context.

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Kevin J. Vanhoozer is Research Professor of Systematic Theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He is author of several books, including Faith Speaking Understanding: Performing the Drama of Doctrine, The Drama of Doctrine: A Canonical-Linguistic Approach to Christian Theology, and Is There a Meaning in this Text? The Bible, the Reader, and the Morality of Literary Knowledge.

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