Theologically and pastorally profound, this study of biblical hermeneutics builds on Poythress emphasizes the interpreter’s spiritual qualifications along with. Emphasizes both spiritual dynamics and sound linguistic principles for understanding Scripture and exposes the idols that lead interpretation astray. God-Centered Biblical Interpretation has 69 ratings and 11 reviews. William said: I found this book very confusing. Poythress just seemed to try to be to.
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Lists with This Book. Sep 01, William Dicks rated it it was ok Shelves: I found this book very confusing.
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Poythress just seemed to try to be too elevated and the way he explained things just did not make sense to me. Feb 11, Benjamin Thompson rated it really liked it.
A fascinating introduction to “triperspectivalism,” at least Poythress’s version of it.
Poythress argues that order of all of creation, including bibllcal, reason, communication etc are triune in reflecting their triune creator. He argues, for instance, that there are three aspects of the sense or meaning of a thing; its classification, instantiation and association. A thing can be classified into a broader universal, described as a unified and unique instance of that universal, and one part of n A fascinating introduction to “triperspectivalism,” at least Poythress’s version of it.
A thing can be classified into a broader universal, described as a unified and unique instance of that universal, and one part of numerous other instances of universals with innumerable relations with them. Realist philosophies like Platonism tend to reduce the meaning of a thing to its universal, empiricists and nominalists tend to reduce it to its instantiation and structuralists along with other coherentist based philosophies reduce it to its associations.
Poythress argues that through a triune perspective all three can be seen as equally ultimate. Like Van Til and Oliphint, the challenge for Poythress poythreess how to avoid his system reducing to fideism. This is because all three argue that no human contrived theory of meaning, reason or truth can really demonstrate or even begin to prove what these things are in themselves.
We are completely reliant of God’s revelation. They can and do argue that the only way to be consistent in one’s worldview is to accept God’s revelation but unlike Clarke, they deny that such inconsistencies can be thoroughly demonstrated.
I would more or less agree with gkd point of view, but it seems at its base, to still be a form of fideism. The truths of Christian doctrine can only be believed or disbelieved, they cannot be demonstrated though in some sense they can be evidenced.
Jul 15, Rkeddins rated it really liked it. This was a difficult book for me. I gpd my difficulty is in my simple mind and the depth of material presented.
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I think the book is worth reading for anyone seeking to know God. I used the thesis of the book along with the hermeneutic in a series of sermons to our local fellowship. It is written well and I learned a tremendous amount from it. Poythress builds the argument of a God centered hermeneutic by analyzing various triads and their relationship to the triune God of scripture.
The hermene This was a difficult book for me. The hermeneutic presented is richer than others that I have studied and is complementary to those in common practice. I especially appreciated the emphasis on knowing God and the growing depth of relationship as we study Him. Dec 14, Jeremy rated it really liked it Shelves: Something I want to dig into further: In one of his footnotes Poythress mentions that his tri-perspectival approach to language e.
Something doesn’t seem right here Maybe my understanding of Frame’s triangle is off Triangles. Maybe my understanding of Frame’s triangle is off, but it seems like all three are divine May 21, Bill rated it it was amazing.
Excellent book by a thought provoking and enriching scholar. Shows how the Trinity and the communication between Father, Son, and Spirit are related to all interpretation and human communication perspectivally. Isolating or absolutizing one perspective over against the other reveals an idolatrous proclivity in the human heart and so we should always declare “holy war” on this proclivity. Nov 15, Eric Molicki rated it liked it Shelves: Poythress and Frame should be locked in a cage for a Triad death match.
Winner’s Triad becomes the organizing paradigm for all Reformed theology Something useful here, but confused as I seek to relate it to Frame’s tri-perspectivalism. Oct 14, Ivan rated it it was amazing. Tapi dalam spirit apa kau lakukan itu, jauuuhh lebih penting Jun 13, Bob Almond rated it liked it.
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A difficult read for me. Nov 22, Jared Mcnabb rated it it was ok. I didn’t like this book as much as Poythress’ other works. Some of the language and terminology was confusing, and the book was not as clear as he ussually is. Feb 14, Rob rated it really liked it.
Poythress’ triperspectival approach is useful. Tyrone Myers rated it liked it Apr 11, Tom rated it liked it Mar 03, Charlie rated it liked it Jun 18, Justin rated it liked it Jun 05, Daniel rated it really liked it Dec crntered, Samuel rated it really liked it May 14, Adam rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Cory Spackman rated it really liked it May 10, Jay Breaux rated it liked it Jul 09, Zach rated it really liked it Feb 03, Andrew rated it it was amazing Apr 19, Sung Lee rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Young Song rated it it was amazing Dec 09, Matthew Jantz rated it really liked it Feb 05, iterpretation David rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Monica Elim rated it it was amazing Feb 04, John rated it really liked it May inteepretation, Casey rated it really liked it May 27, Oliver Pierce rated it really liked it Dec 29, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
About Vern Sheridan Poythress. Poythress and Carola N. Poythress inerpretation his older intwrpretation Kenneth R. He received an M.
In he was ordained as a teaching elder in the Reformed Presbyterian Church Evangelical Synod, which has now merged with the Presbyterian Church in America. More information about his teaching at Westminster can be found at the Westminster Seminary website. Poythress studied linguistics and Bible translation at the Summer Institute of Linguistics in Norman Oklahoma in andand taught linguistics at the Summer Institute of Linguistics in the inter;retation of, and He has published books on Christian philosophy of science, theological method, dispensationalism, biblical law, imterpretation, Bible translation, and Revelation.
A list of publications is found on this website. Poythress married his wife Diane inand they have two children, Ransom and Justin. He has side interests in science fiction, string figures, volleyball, and computers. The family lived on a farm until he was five years old. When he was nine years old he made a public commitment to Christ and was baptized in Chowchilla First Baptist Church, Chowchilla, Cetnered.
He earned a B. Books by Vern Sheridan Poythress. Trivia About God-Centered Bibl