The Role of the Holy Spirit in Biblical Hermeneutics

Robert J. May, M.Th.


Contents | Introduction | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Conclusion | Bibliography



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G.D. Fee, The First Epistle to the Corinthians N.I.C.N.T. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987)

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G.L. Anderson, 'Pentecostal Hermeneutics', in Drinking from our own wells: Defining a Pentecostal-Charismatic Spirituality (Conference Papers Vol.2, Twenty-second Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies) (November 12-14, 1992. AoG Theological Seminary, Springfield, Missouri)

M.W. Anderson, 'Reformation Interpretation', in B.L. Ramm and Others, Hermeneutics (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1980: pp.81-93)

K.J. Archer, 'Pentecostal Hermeneutics: Retrospect and Prospect', Journal of Pentecostal Theology 8 (1996: pp.63-81)

F.L. Arrington, 'Historical Perspectives on Pentecostal and Charismatic Hermeneutics', in S.M. Burgess and G.B. McGee (Eds.) Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements (Grand Rapids: Regency Reference Library/Zondervan, 1988: pp.376-389)

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J.M. Frame, 'The Spirit and the Scriptures', in D.A. Carson and J.D. Woodbridge, Hermeneutics, Authority and Canon (Leicester: IVP, 1986: pp.217-235)

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T. Hopko, 'The Church, the Bible and Dogmatic Theology', in C.E. Braaten and R.W. Jenson (Eds.) Reclaiming the Bible for the Church (Grand Rapids/Cambridge: Eerdmans, 1995)

J.D. Johns and C.B. Johns, 'Yielding to the Spirit: A Pentecostal Approach to Group Bible Study', Journal of Pentecostal Theology 1 (1992: pp.109-134)

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J. McKay, 'When the Veil is Taken Away: The Impact of Prophetic Experience on Biblical Interpretation', Journal of Pentecostal Theology (1994: pp.17-40)

R.P. Menzies, 'Jumping Off the Postmodern Bandwagon', PNEUMA 16.1 (1994: pp.115-120)

C. Pinnock, 'The Work of the Holy Spirit in Hermeneutics', Journal of Pentecostal Theology 2 (1993: pp.3-23)

J.B. Rogers, 'The Book That Reads Us', Interpretation (October 1985: pp.388-401)

A. Rowe, 'Are there distinctively Christian approaches to Biblical Studies?', Evangel 16:2 (1998: pp.41-46)

L.M. Russell, 'Authority and the Challenge of Feminist Interpretation', in L.M. Russell (Ed.), Feminist Interpretation of the Bible (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1985: pp.137-146)

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M. Stibbe, 'The Theology of Renewal and The Renewal of Theology', Journal of Pentecostal Theology 3 (1993: pp.71-90)

M. Stibbe, 'This is That: Some Thoughts Concerning Charismatic Hermeneutics', Anvil 15:3 (1998: pp.181-193)

J.C. Thomas, 'Women, Pentecostals and the Bible: An Experiment in Pentecostal Hermeneutics', Journal of Pentecostal Theology 5 (1994: pp.41-56)

A.C. Winn, 'The Holy Spirit and the Christian Life', Interpretation (January 1979: pp.47-57)

N.T. Wright, 'How can the Bible be Authoritative?', Vox Evangelica 21 (1991: pp.7-32)

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Contents | Introduction | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Conclusion | Bibliography