From one the world's leading authorities on Hermeneutics, and author of the landmark New International Greek Testament Commentary entitled, The First Epistle to the Corinthians comes another landmark work Hermeneutics: An Introduction. Thiselton's latest work is a philosophical and historical tour de force examing the major methods, figures, and movements in the field of hermeneutics.
Following a hostorical trajectory, Thiselton examines interpretive methods from the Ancient World through Postcolonial Hermeneutics, from the basic concept of Hermeneutics, to American Postmodern perspectives on the discipline. Using his exceptional intellectual acumen and mastery of the field, Thiselton provides a comprehensive and unmatched introduction to the disiplne.
Intended as a textbook, this book will greatly reward all students who make use of Thiselton's expertise, but will also benefit anyone who wants to become oriented in this highly complex and evolving field.