So let’s have a little autobiographical hermeneutics lesson. I was reared on Peter Leithart’s knee. James B. Jordan is my godfather, hermeneutically speaking. And what I mean by this is that I was taught to read the Bible Through New Eyes. What this means for those of you new to the party is that I…
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Exegesis without Seat Belts or An Autobiographical Hermeneutics Lesson
Just a little concordance study here: The word is “foot/feet.” What’s fun is that “spies” in the OT are commonly referred to as “feet.” And when they are “spying” out the land, they are “footing” the land.
Eco on Aquinas on Origen
Umberto Eco, in his Aesthetics of Thomas Aquinas, points out that Origen’s original motivation for proposing his allegorical hermeneutics was a defense of the Old Testament. Since the OT was attacked as being nothing but Jewish fables and traditions, Origen set out to show that the OT was the letter of which Christ was the…