The Hermeneutics of the Apostolic Proclamation (Paperback)

The Center of Paul's Method of Scriptural Interpretation

By Matthew W. Bates

Baylor University Press, 9781481311441, 415pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (11/1/2012)

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Against the prevailing models for understanding the Apostle Paul's interpretation and use of scripture, Matthew Bates proposes a fresh approach toward developing a Pauline hermeneutic. He combines historical criticism with an intertextual strategy that takes seriously the work of the early church fathers, and in so doing fills a void in current scholarship. Bates applies his method to both oft-referenced and underutilized passages in the writings of Paul and suggests a new model for Pauline hermeneutics that is centered on the apostolic proclamation of Christ.

About the Author

Matthew W. Bates is Assistant Professor of Theology at Quincy University. He lives in Quincy, Illinois.