Praise Seeking Understanding

Praise Seeking Understanding


Author: Byassee, Jason, Jensen, Robert
Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans
ISBN: 9780802840127
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 304
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Praise Seeking Understanding sits at the intersection of three important fields in theology: theological exegesis, Augustinian studies, and contemporary church practice. Jason Byassee deftly brings the three together, revealing an important symbiotic relationship between them
a relationship hitherto largely ignored.

Though current exegetical methods have swung away from a Christological reading of the Old Testament
rejecting in particular Augustine’s treatment of the text
Byassee believes that is a mistake we must remedy. Using a recent translation of Augustine’s Enarrationes in Psalmos, Byassee describes in depth Augustine’s psalm hermeneutic and his approach to scripture generally, offering a defense of these views in conversation with recent work in theological exegesis.

Jason Byassee, Author

Jason Byassee is senior minister of Boone United Methodist Church in Boone, North Carolina, and fellow in theology and leadership at Leadership Education, Duke Divinity School. He is also a contributing editor at Christian Century magazine.

Robert Jensen, Foreward

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Dimensions 23 × 16 cm


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