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By Keon-Sang An,William A. Dyrness,Joel B. Green

ISBN-10: 149822069X

ISBN-13: 9781498220699

This publication explores the biblical interpretation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church (EOTC). In doing so, it illuminates the translation of the Bible in a selected ancient and cultural context and provides a compelling instance of the contextual nature of biblical interpretation. those that stopover at Ethiopia adventure its precise spirituality, that is considerably trained via the presence of the EOTC. The EOTC has existed from earliest years of the Christian church. It has additionally constructed and maintained its personal ecclesiastic culture within the Ethiopian context and has its personal special manner of studying the Bible. it's noteworthy, really within the African context, that it has its personal commentaries at the Scriptures, which proceed to function an important culture within the EOTC's interpretation of the Bible. this can be glaring within the modern hermeneutics and sermons of EOTC preachers. In its entire attention of the EOTC's prior and current, this publication examines the interaction among culture and context in biblical interpretation and contributes to present biblical scholarship.

"This is a path-breaking learn that provides historic intensity and perception into contextuality and the method of contextualization. a lot of the paintings to this point in this subject matter has been performed via Western students or relies on Western scholarship. Keon-Sang An, who taught theology in Ethiopia, explores the wealthy culture of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church with reference to its method of Scripture. This paintings deepens our knowing of contextualization as an important technique in each neighborhood church."
--Wilbert R. Shenk, Senior Professor, Fuller Graduate tuition of Intercultural reviews

"Keon-Sang An's paintings is not just a window into East African biblical contextual theology; it's also an advent to biblical and theological strategy for the twenty first century. He conscientiously argues that the lengthy shadow of western theological approach has to be changed through neighborhood interpretations that concentrate on either context and culture. much more impressive is this advent to a mode and its program comes from a Korean, hearing Africans, and writing in America."
--Scott W. Sunquist, Dean, institution of Intercultural reports, Professor of global Christianity, Fuller Theological Seminary

Keon-Sang An is Assistant Professor of Bible and venture at Fuller Theological Seminary. He formerly served as a missionary in Eritrea and Ethiopia, operating with SIM (Serving In undertaking) and GMS (Global undertaking Society)

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