New PDF release: A Transformative Reading of the Bible: Explorations of

By Yung Suk Kim

ISBN-10: 1498215491

ISBN-13: 9781498215497

ISBN-10: 1620322218

ISBN-13: 9781620322215

In A Transformative studying of the Bible Yung Suk Kim increases severe questions about human transformation in religious study. what's transformation? How are we reworked once we learn biblical tales? Are all transformative facets both legitimate? what sort of relationships exists among self, neighbor, and God if transformation is inquisitive about those 3? Who or what's being replaced, or who or what are we altering? What measure of swap can be thought of “transformative”?

Kim explores a dynamic, cyclical means of human transformation and argues that fit transformation consists of 3 types of transformation: psycho-theological, ontological-theological, and political-theological transformation. With insights won from phenomenological reports, political theology, and psychotheology, Kim proposes a brand new version for a way to learn the Bible transformatively, as he dares to learn Hannah, Psalm thirteen, the Gospel of Mark, and Paul as tales of transformation. the writer invitations Christian readers, theological educators, and students to reexamine the belief of transformation and to interact biblical tales from the point of view of holistic human transformation.

“This ebook bargains an extraordinary contribution. Many biblical students dabble in theology or spirituality, yet Yung Suk Kim units forth a holistic figuring out of human transformation besides a sequence of targeted stories that include his procedure in enlightening ways.”
—Greg Carey, Professor of recent testomony, Lancaster Theological Seminary

“Transformation has develop into a buzzword in Christian discourse. we're yes we're in desire of it, yet we're not altogether convinced what ‘it’ is. Yung Suk Kim not just provides transparent content material to the ordinary time period, he indicates us how an creative analyzing of the Bible should be an tool of confident transformation.”
—David Bartlett, Professor Emeritus, Columbia Theological Seminary and Yale Divinity School

“A Transformative interpreting of the Bible is an insightful and interesting interdisciplinary research approximately human transformation conception and the way it could possibly give a contribution to biblical interpretation. real transformation is round and perpetual and affects each point of one’s lifestyles. Kim’s holistic procedure considers the complexity of human event. This little-but-impactful publication could be learn through biblical students, graduate scholars, and somebody drawn to a transformative method of analyzing Scripture.”
—Mitzi J. Smith, affiliate Professor of latest testomony and Early Christian experiences, Ashland Theological Seminary, Detroit Center

Yung Suk Kim is affiliate Professor of recent testomony on the Samuel DeWitt Proctor tuition of Theology, Virginia Union college in Richmond. Kim is the writer of 3 books: Christ’s physique in Corinth (2008); A Theological advent to Paul’s Letters (2011); and Biblical Interpretation (2012). Kim is editor of the magazine of Bible and Human Transformation.

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