Annotated Bibliography -- By: Anonymous

Journal: Ashland Theological Journal
Volume: ATJ 28:0 (NA 1996)
Article: Annotated Bibliography
Author: Anonymous

Annotated Bibliography

I. Church History, Theology and Philosophy Department

This volume of the Journal inaugurates a new feature, namely brief bibliographies covering areas taught within the various departments of Ashland Theological Seminary. Our first installment features works on: Hermeneutics (Dr. Colijn), Christian Theology (Drs. Colijn, Keefer, Stoffer), Historical Theology and Church History (Drs. Keefer and Stoffer), and the more limited topics of Women’s Studies (Dr. Watson) and Christian Prayer (Dr. Flora).


Cotterell, Peter and Max Turner. Linguistics and Biblical Interpretation. Downers Grove, IL: Inter Varsity Press, 1989.

Offers insights from linguistics in doing biblical exegesis and theology. Addresses meaning in general, word studies, sentence analysis, discourse analysis, and nonliteral language.

Goldingay, John. Models for Interpretation of Scripture. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995.

Explores four models for understanding Scripture derived from the Bible’s varied forms: witnessing tradition, authoritative canon, inspired word, and experienced revelation.

Grant, Robert M. and David Tracy. A Short History of the Interpretation of the Bible, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984.

Historical survey beginning with the use of the OT in the NT. Emphasizes periods in which significant new developments in hermeneutics took place.

Klein, William W., Craig L. Blomberg, and Robert L. Hubbard, Jr. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation. Dallas: Word, 1993.

Comprehensive introduction to exegetical and hermeneutical issues from an evangelical perspective. Contains excellent annotated bibliography of exegetical resources.

McKenzie, Steven L. and Stephen R. Haynes, eds. To Each Its Own Meaning: An Introduction to Biblical Criticisms and their Application. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox, 1993.

Articles by various contributors describe and demonstrate the traditional historical methods of biblical criticism as well as more contemporary literary approaches.

McKim, Donald K. The Bible in Theology and Preaching: How Preachers Use Scripture. Nashville: Abingdon, 1994.

Discusses the role of Scripture in the development of theology in various ecclesiastical traditions and theological positions. Illustrates each position with a representative sermon.

McKim, Donald K., ed. A Guide to Contemporary Hermeneutics: Major Trends in Biblical Interpretation. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1986....

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