By Jace R. Broadhurst,Carl Trueman
In an age of a lot animosity in the direction of the Jews, Lightfoot embraced the insights present in the Jewish writings whereas staying grounded in his reformational dogmatic theology. In so doing, his exegesis might appropriately be thought of a through media among Reformed Scholasticism and Judaism. Lightfoot's hermeneutical ideas and presuppositions defined during this ebook not just offer precious perception into his considering but in addition reject the formerly normative inspiration that Reformed Scholasticism has little to provide dogmatically or exegetically.
The present tensions among systematic and biblical theology, the increase of curiosity in moment Temple and medieval Judaica, and the endless query of biblical authority make What Is the Literal Sense? a big learn.
"Jace Broadhurst's examine of the Puritan John Lightfoot presents a stimulating instance of a seventeenth-century divine wrestling throughout the Reformation precept of sensus literalis amid a transforming into wisdom of non-biblical assets. Lightfoot turned knowledgeable in Judaica, arguing . . . that vintage Jewish commentaries can situate the reader to achieve extra exact exegetical perception. . . . Lightfoot recommend directions in his specific view of sensus literalis, and during this method he serves as a bridge among precritical and demanding biblical scholarship."
--Kelly M. Kapic
Professor of Theological reports, Covenant College
Author of Communion with God: The Divine and Human within the Theology of John Owen (2007)
"Jace Broadhurst has provided us the main major examine up to now of an early sleek immense within the box of bible study. This compact quantity helpfully illumines John Lightfoot's most sensible insights at the undeniable experience of Scripture whereas graciously exposing an excellent man's inconsistencies. strangely, Dr. Broadhurst's instincts as a historian are matched by means of his skills as an exegete. . . . [T]his exploration of Lightfoot's hermeneutics is tremendously enriched by means of the truth that our writer in detail knows his subject's subject."
--Rev. Chad Van Dixhoorn
Associate Pastor, Grace Presbyterian Church, Vienna, Virginia
Senior study Fellow, Wolfson university, collage of Cambridge
Editor of Minutes and Papers of the Westminster Assembly, 1643-1652 (2011)
Jace R. Broadhurst (Ph.D. Westminster Theological Seminary) is Senior Pastor of Poolesville Baptist Church and Professor at Columbia Evangelical Seminary. he's the writer of various articles on hermeneutics and homiletics.
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What Is the Literal Sense?: Considering the Hermeneutic of John Lightfoot by Jace R. Broadhurst,Carl Trueman