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Book Reviews © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2006 DOI: 10.1163/187122006X151213 Book Reviews Beyond the Bible. Moving fr om Scripture to Th eolog y . By I. Howard Marshall. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2004. Pp. 136. $13.99. Th is engaging slim volume contains the written form of three lectures delivered by Professor Marshall at Acadia Divinity School (Nova Scotia) and two responses, one by Kevin Vanhoozer and the other by Stanley Porter. Th e title of the volume fairly signals the topic and the concerns of all contributors. In his lectures Marshall addresses the age-old issue of biblical hermeneutics from two perspectives, namely, his own expertise (which is considerable) as a biblical scholar and his own Christian faith. To cite from his preface: “I . . . believe that it is right to seek a principled way of moving from Scripture to its contemporary understanding and application, and that the way to do this is to explore how the principles can be established from Scripture itself, whether explicitly in terms of what the Bible itself has to say about how to understand the divine Word or implicitly in terms of how the biblical actors and writers actually understand the sources that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Horizons in Biblical Theology Brill

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Publisher
BRILL
Copyright
© 2006 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0195-9085
eISSN
1871-2207
D.O.I.
10.1163/187122006778781140
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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2006 DOI: 10.1163/187122006X151213 Book Reviews Beyond the Bible. Moving fr om Scripture to Th eolog y . By I. Howard Marshall. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2004. Pp. 136. $13.99. Th is engaging slim volume contains the written form of three lectures delivered by Professor Marshall at Acadia Divinity School (Nova Scotia) and two responses, one by Kevin Vanhoozer and the other by Stanley Porter. Th e title of the volume fairly signals the topic and the concerns of all contributors. In his lectures Marshall addresses the age-old issue of biblical hermeneutics from two perspectives, namely, his own expertise (which is considerable) as a biblical scholar and his own Christian faith. To cite from his preface: “I . . . believe that it is right to seek a principled way of moving from Scripture to its contemporary understanding and application, and that the way to do this is to explore how the principles can be established from Scripture itself, whether explicitly in terms of what the Bible itself has to say about how to understand the divine Word or implicitly in terms of how the biblical actors and writers actually understand the sources that

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Published: Jan 1, 2006

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