On Biblical Hermeneutics (including General Hermeneutics)

Biblical Hermeneutics

Recommended Books:

Donald A. Carson, Exegetical Fallacies, Baker, 1996. ****
D. A. Carson and J. D. Woodbridge (eds.), Hermeneutics, Authority, and Canon, Zondervan, 1986.
Grant Osborne, The Hermeneutical Spiral, Inter-Varsity, 1991.**** [Int; Ev+; Meth; Past; Lit; Old/New]
Moises Silva, et al (eds.), Foundations of Contemporary Interpretation, Zondervan, 1998. [Beg/Int; Ev/Ref; Meth; Nar; Hist; Old/New; Theo; Txt; Comp] ****
Anthony Thiselton, New Horizons in Hermeneutics, Zondervan, 1992. ***1/2 [Adv; Ev/Mod; Ph; Meth]
Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Is there a Meaning in this Text? Zondervan, 1999. ****1/2 [Int/Adv; Ev+; Phil; Meth]

Recommended Critical History:

R. J. Coggins and J. L. Houlden (eds.), Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation, Trinity Press International, 1990.
John H. Hayes (ed.), Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation, Abindon, 1999. (two vols.)
John Goldingay, Approaches to Old Testament Interpretation, Inter-Varsity, 1990. (revised ed.)
Douglas A. Knight and Gene M. Tucker (eds.), The Hebrew Bible and Its Modern Interpreters. Fortress, 1985.
R. M. Grant and David Tracy, A Short History of the Interpretation of the Bible, SCM, 1985.

Recommended Articles:

Luis Alonso-Schökel, "Of Methods and Models" in Congress Volume: Salamanca, 1983 (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum, 36) ed. J. A, Emerton,
____ E. J. Brill, 1985: 3-13.
Robert D. Bergen, "Text as Guide to Authorial Intention: An Introduction to Discourse Criticism," JETS 30 (1987): 327-336.
Douglas A. Oss, "Canon as Context: Function of 'Sensus Plenior' in Evangelical Hermeneutics," GTJ 9 (1988): 105-127.
Grant R. Osborne, "Round Four: The Redaction Debate Continues," JETS 28 (1985): 399-410.

More Books

W. Klein, C. Blomberg, et al, Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, Word Books, 1993.
R. Morgan and J. Barton, Biblical INterpretation, Oxford University Press, 1988.

Books on Intrabiblical Interpretation:

G. K. Beale (ed), The Right Doctrine from the Wrong Text? Baker, 1994.
E. Earle Ellis, Prophecy and Hermeneutic in Early Christianity, Eerdmans, 1978.
Michael Fishbane, Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel, Oxford University Press, 1990. [Adv; Jew/Mod; Meth, Txt]
Richard Longnecker, Biblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period, Eerdmans, 1999.
James Kugel, Early Biblical Interpretation, Westminster Media, tape series.
Nahum M. Sarna, Studies in Biblical Interpretation (JPS Scholars of Distinction Series), JPS, 2000. (compilation)

Books of Particular Interest

James Barr, The Semantics of Biblical Language, Oxford University Press, 1961.
G. B. Caird, The Language and Imagery of the Bible, Apollos, 1996.
P. Cotterell and M. Turner, Linguistics and Biblical Interpretation, SPCK, 1989.
John Goldingay, Models for Interpretation of Scripture, Paternoster, 1995.
Leohnard Goppelt, Typos, Eerdmans, 1982.

On General Hermeneutics

E. D. Hirsch, Validity in Interpretation, Yale University Press, 1967. ***