Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Hermeneutical Hall Passes

Would the apostles pass one of our modern hermeneutical classes?
Matt Smethurst of the TGC, quoting Greg Beale, thinks we may demand too much from the original historical context in our understanding of the relationship between the allusions and quotes in both the Old and New Testaments.
His test case is Matthew 2:17-18, which is a quote from Jeremiah 31:15:

Then was fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Jeremiah: "A voice was heard in Ramah, weeping and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be comforted, because they are no more."

Read the TGC blog here >>>

Download Dr. Beale's excellent original article in Themelios here>>>

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