Tag Archives: Eisegesis

Driscoll: Mis-Projected Metaphors, Yom Kippur, And Fulfilment In Jesus (Pt 2)

The previous post dealt with the misuse of metaphor and models when interpreting biblical texts. What follows is a reading of the Yom Kippur ritual found in Leviticus 16, in its cultural, social context. [Apologies for the length: It is … Continue reading

Posted in bible, Christianity, Exegesis, Hermeneutics, Leviticus, Ritual, theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Driscoll: Mis-Projected Metaphors, Yom Kippur, And Fulfilment in Jesus (Pt 1)

Mark Driscoll blogged about viewing Jesus through events in the Old Testament. One of the events examined was Yom Kippur. Unfortunately he missed the more correct meaning of the ancient Israelite festival as he viewed the text through the lens … Continue reading

Posted in bible, Biblical Text, Exegesis, Leviticus, theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Science of Biblical Interpretation: (2) Context Sensitivity

[This is Science of Biblical Interpretation Cognitive tool-kit article (2). The mini-series is explained here.] In his article for This Will Make You Smarter, Gary Marcus discusses Cognitive Humility (read online here). I will be focusing upon the idea of … Continue reading

Posted in bible, Exegesis, Hermeneutics, Science of Biblical Interpretation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment