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Published: 05 July 2018

238 Pages


ISBN: 9780198824183

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Towards a Christian Interpretation of Biblical Inspiration

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

  • Clarifies both the writing of the inspired Scriptures and their ongoing effects in the living story of Christianity
  • Delivers readers from false problems by carefully distinguishing (but not separating) inspiration from divine revelation and biblical truth
  • Distinguishes the meaning intended by the original biblical authors from the role of readers and the primacy of the inspired text itself
  • Concludes by proposing ten principles for those who engage theologically with the Scriptures