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Verbum et Ecclesia

On-line version ISSN 2074-7705
Print version ISSN 1609-9982

Verbum Eccles. (Online) vol.29 n.1 Pretoria  2008




Skrifbeskouing en Skrifhantering: Perspektiewe op 'n hermeneutiek van verwagting


Views on and use of Scripture: Perspectives on a hermeneutics of expectancy



J Cilliers

Universiteit van Stellenbosch




In this article the intrinsic relationship between our views on and our use of scripture is proposed. This relationship is described in terms of two basic components of the reformed understanding of scripture, namely the accommodative and performative nature thereof. This is followed by an exposition of two fundamental misunderstandings pertaining to the abovementioned components as well as some suggestions for the profiling of a hermeneutics of expectancy.



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