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Having said this, we recognize that the author has done a great service for biblical exegetes by directing them to pay closer attention to the social and cultural background and context of where the actual conversations in the story might have taken place.
On Freud and Michelangelo as "biblical exegetes who radically violate the plain sense of the text," see Yerushalmi, p.
Mathematician, astronomer, biblical exegete and philosopher--he assumed all these roles and excelled in each." Thus Feldman opens the introduction to his translation of Gersonides' major book, The Wars of the Lord.
Genesis 3:16, for the biblical exegete, Vawter, represented disorder "that derived from human mismanagement rather than from a divinely decreed ideal," with the dislocation generated by "human interference with a higher design." (13) For the same text, the domination by man and the subordination of woman "is not normal (hence as punishment)," according to Westermann, while Briscoe expresses it that "one of the awful consequences of sin is the abuse of women." To Gowan, that man rules over woman "is the result of human sin and not the will of God." (14) The message of Cain's killing his brother (Gen.
But like the pagan emperor, the Christian bishop too was always under the spell of traditional classical culture, and even as a biblical exegete he still remembered his father's lessons in classical Greek grammar.
Whereas Ambrose of Milan appeals to the image of the king and his bride to reinforce the role of the bishop in the consecration and guarding of young Christian virgins, Jerome deploys it to reinforce his own role as ascetic teacher and premier biblical exegete, in the face of attacks on his authority.
As a biblical exegete rather than philosopher myself, I must admit to some skepticism on first picking up The Beginning of Wisdom.
In a very brief four page ~Retrospect' at the end of the book, Rogerson changes hats slightly and allows himself a little more freedom in speaking of the relevance of de Wette, as a Christian theologian and as a Biblical exegete, for the present.
Biblical exegetes and systematic theologians add another perspective to the long and varied study of the biblical monster Leviathan by sketching its ancient Near Eastern background; offering detailed analysis of several biblical and post-biblical texts and images; and elucidating its cultural and theological meaning from the perspective of systematic theology, political theology, and missiology.
Many scholars were uneasy with the skepticism of seventeenth-century biblical exegetes such as Isaac La Peyrere and Spinoza, and yet they assumed the basic methodological framework of scientific objectivity.
The topic and breadth of the book, perhaps, lend themselves better to students and scholars versed well enough with the traditions of the philosophers, biblical exegetes and scholarly commentators that orbit so closely Dante's works.
India, May 11 -- Biblical exegetes would have us believe that the allegorical Garden of Eden, mentioned in the Book of Genesis, was probably situated between the mighty rivers Tigris and Euphrates, in modern day Iraq.

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