Words and The Word: Language, Poetics and Biblical Interpretation

Words and The Word: Language, Poetics and Biblical Interpretation

Stephen Prickett


Prickett charts the schism, opened on the finish of the oighteenth century, among biblical hermeneutics and literary feedback. This cut up has profound implications for either modern biblical translation and literary conception. the writer investigates the severe ordinary that spiritual language is largely poetic, and lines the improvement of that view within the writings of Dennis and Vico, Herder and Eichhorn, Ccoleridge and Arnold, Wordsworth and Hopkins, and Austin Farrer and Paul Ricouer. this idea maintains to supply a terminology for discussing narrative which may now not be interpreted actually or allegorically, yet has additionally led a few critics to plan insufficient translation theories and conceptions of metaphor.

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Words and The Word: Language, Poetics and Biblical Interpretation