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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I used the thesis of the book along with the hermeneutic in a series of sermons to our local fellowship.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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 other coherentist based philosophies reduce it to its associations. A difficult read for me.

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I think my difficulty is in my simple mind and the depth of material presented. A fascinating introduction to “triperspectivalism,” at least Poythress’s version of it.

May 21, Bill rated it it was amazing. Matthew Jantz rated it really liked it Feb 05, Nov 15, Eric Molicki rated it liked it Shelves: The truths of Christian doctrine can only be believed or disbelieved, they cannot be demonstrated though in some sense they can be evidenced. Be the binlical to ask a question about God-Centered Biblical Interpretation.


This is because all three argue that no human contrived theory of meaning, reason or truth can really demonstrate or even begin to prove what these things are in themselves. How do you know what it means?

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Jun 13, Bob Almond rated it liked it. Books by Vern Sheridan Poythress. We will reopen on January 3. Commentaries Old Testament New Testament. Return to Book Page. Samuel rated it really liked it May 14, Community Blog Partners Facebook Twitter. Isolating or absolutizing one perspective over against the other reveals an idolatrous proclivity in the human heart and so we should always declare “holy war” on this proclivity. Poythress and Carola N.

Shows how the Trinity and the communication between Father, Son, and Spirit are related interpretatino all interpretation and human communication perspectivally.

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Cory Spackman rated it really liked it May 10, poythress John rated it really liked it May 02, Tom rated it liked it Mar 03, Jul 15, Rkeddins rated it really liked it. Cejtered to Read Currently Reading Read. Charlie rated it liked it Jun 18, When he was nine years old he made a public commitment to Christ and was baptized in Chowchilla First Baptist Church, Chowchilla, California. Nov 22, Jared Mcnabb rated it it was ok. Young Song rated it it was amazing Dec 09, Like Van Til and Oliphint, the challenge for Poythress is how to avoid his system reducing to fideism.


We are completely reliant of God’s revelation.

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The hermene This was a difficult book for me. Zach rated it really liked it Feb 03, Poythress just bibkical to try to be too elevated and the way he poythresd things just did not make sense to me. Poythress builds the argument of a God centered hermeneutic by analyzing various triads and their relationship to the triune God of scripture.

Some of the language and terminology was confusing, and the book was not as clear as he ussually is.

It is good well and I learned a tremendous amount from it. He received an M. More information about his teaching at Westminster can be found at the Westminster Seminary website. He earned a B. He has published books on Christian philosophy of science, theological method, dispensationalism, biblical law, hermeneutics, Bible translation, and Revelation. Something I want to dig into further: Tapi dalam spirit apa kau lakukan itu, jauuuhh lebih penting