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By Robert L. Knetsch

ISBN-10: 1625643616

ISBN-13: 9781625643612

The church within the West has subsisted for 5 hundred years in a kingdom of ever-increasing a number of identities, a lot of which declare to be the simplest illustration of the church validated via Christ. usually attending novel types of the church are new scriptural interpretive equipment that aid theological claims. not often, in spite of the fact that, has an exploration been undertaken to check the effect of this ecclesiological department at the analyzing of the Bible. A Darkened Reading explores the categorical case of the nineteenth-century Church of britain and competing interpretations of the publication of the prophet Isaiah--a e-book of significant value in theological history--as one of those parable of the existential soreness the church has skilled by reason of being torn apart.

"Robert L. Knetsch's account of nineteenth-century biblical interpretation forces us to take care of the ways in which a divided church distorts our analyzing of holy Scripture. Even those who find themselves no longer confident by means of all of his arguments will locate considering them time good spent. A Darkened examining is a jeremiad that laments how a home divided turns the home of the interpreter right into a bleak condo. this can be a haunting, provocative book."
--Timothy Larsen, McManis Professor of Christian notion, Wheaton collage, Illinois

Robert L. Knetsch is Adjunct Professor at Wycliffe collage on the college of Toronto.

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