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Author Frei, Hans W.

Title The eclipse of Biblical narrative : a study in eighteenth and nineteenth century hermeneutics / Hans W. Frei
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 1974

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Description ix, 355 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Precritical interpretation of biblical narrative -- Change in interpretation: the eighteenth century -- Anthony Collins: meaning, reference, and prophecy -- Hermeneutics and meaning-as-reference -- Biblical hermeneutics and religious apologetics -- Apologetics, criticism, and the loss of narrative interpretation -- Hermeneutics and biblical authority in German thought -- The quest for a unitary meaning -- Herder on the Bible: the realistic spirit in history -- The lack of realism in German letters -- Strauss's perfection of the "mythical" option -- Hermeneutical options at the turn of the century -- Myth and narrative meaning: a question of categories -- The hermeneutics of understanding -- "Understanding" and narrative continuity
Analysis Bible - Criticism, interpretation, etc. - History - 20th century
Bible - Criticism, interpretation, etc. - History - 19th century
Bible Hermeneutics ca 1750- ca 1840
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Bible -- Criticism, Narrative -- History -- 18th century.
Bible -- Criticism, Narrative -- History -- 19th century.
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 18th century.
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 19th century.
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
Bible -- Hermeneutics.
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
LC no. 73086893
ISBN 0300016239