What is hermeneutics?
The art and science of Biblical interpretation. It is a science in that certain rules apply. It is an art in that the more you apply these rules, the better you get at it. In Greek mythology, the task of the god Hermes was to interpret the will of the gods. In Biblical hermeneutics, the task is to interpret the Word of God.
Joel Weinsheimer has written: 'Gadamer's Hermeneutics' -- subject(s): Aesthetics, Hermeneutics, Humanities, Methodology 'Gadamer' Hermeneutics' -- subject(s): Aesthetics, Gadamer, Hans-Georg, 1900-2002, Hermeneutics, Humanities, Methodology, Wahrheit und Methode 'Untimely Ripped' 'Eighteenth-century hermeneutics' -- subject(s): Hermeneutics, History, Intellectual life
Anthony C. Thiselton has written: 'The living Paul' -- subject(s): Criticism, interpretation, Bible 'A concise encyclopedia of the philosophy of religion' -- subject(s): Religion, Philosophy, Encyclopedias 'The First Epistle to the Corinthians (New International Greek Testament Commentary)' 'The two horizons' -- subject(s): Bible, Hermeneutics 'The First Epistle to the Corinthians' -- subject(s): Bible, Commentaries 'Hermeneutics of Doctrine' 'Hermeneutics' 'Thiselton on hermeneutics' -- subject(s): Bible, Hermeneutics
In the philosophy of language there is an analytical distinction between speaker's meaning and utterance meaning. Objective hermeneutics regards the utterance meaning as the starting point and fundament of every hermeneutical procedure. In this sense the utterance or an other meaningful entity out there is the objectivity "objective hermeneutics" refers to.
Charles E. Winquist has written: 'Desiring theology' -- subject(s): Christianity, Deconstruction, History, Modern Philosophy, Philosophy, Modern, Postmodernism, Religious aspects, Religious aspects of Postmodernism, Theology 'Practical hermeneutics' -- subject(s): Case studies, Christianity, Clergy, Experience (Religion), Hermeneutics, Office, Pastoral counseling, Psychology, Religious, Religious Psychology, Religious aspects, Religious aspects of Hermeneutics 'The communion of possibility' -- subject(s): Christianity, Church, Hermeneutics, Language and languages, Religious aspects, Religious aspects of Hermeneutics, Religious aspects of Language and languages 'Homecoming' -- subject(s)…