An Ethiopian Reading of the Bible: Biblical Interpretation by Keon-Sang An,William A. Dyrness,Joel B. Green PDF

By Keon-Sang An,William A. Dyrness,Joel B. Green

This e-book explores the biblical interpretation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church (EOTC). In doing so, it illuminates the translation of the Bible in a selected ancient and cultural context and provides a compelling instance of the contextual nature of biblical interpretation. those that stopover at Ethiopia event its particular spirituality, that's considerably expert by way of the presence of the EOTC. The EOTC has existed from earliest years of the Christian church. It has additionally built and maintained its personal ecclesiastic culture within the Ethiopian context and has its personal special approach of interpreting the Bible. it truly is noteworthy, relatively within the African context, that it has its personal commentaries at the Scriptures, which proceed to function a necessary culture within the EOTC's interpretation of the Bible. this is often glaring within the modern hermeneutics and sermons of EOTC preachers. In its entire attention of the EOTC's previous and current, this publication examines the interaction among culture and context in biblical interpretation and contributes to present biblical scholarship.

"This is a path-breaking examine that provides ancient intensity and perception into contextuality and the method of contextualization. a lot of the paintings thus far in this subject matter has been performed by means of Western students or relies on Western scholarship. Keon-Sang An, who taught theology in Ethiopia, explores the wealthy culture of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church in regards to its method of Scripture. This paintings deepens our knowing of contextualization as an important strategy in each neighborhood church."
--Wilbert R. Shenk, Senior Professor, Fuller Graduate college of Intercultural stories

"Keon-Sang An's paintings is not just a window into East African biblical contextual theology; it's also an creation to biblical and theological technique for the twenty first century. He conscientiously argues that the lengthy shadow of western theological technique has to be changed via neighborhood interpretations that concentrate on either context and culture. much more extraordinary is this advent to a mode and its program comes from a Korean, hearing Africans, and writing in America."
--Scott W. Sunquist, Dean, university of Intercultural experiences, Professor of worldwide Christianity, Fuller Theological Seminary

Keon-Sang An is Assistant Professor of Bible and project at Fuller Theological Seminary. He formerly served as a missionary in Eritrea and Ethiopia, operating with SIM (Serving In challenge) and GMS (Global project Society)

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