2011 Hermeneutics of Dr. Jih

2011 Hermeneutics of Dr. Jih - Hermeneutics as Hermeneutics...

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Hermeneutics Hermeneutics as as the Methodology the Methodology Dr. LUKE (CHANG-SHIN) JIH
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First Week Class Activity– To Know Each Other Introducing yourself: name, major, cultural or religious upbringings, family, specialties, personal hobbies, etc. . Exchanging email and phone number Finding three things in common among the members of your group
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Study Questions and Group Discussion What is Hermeneutics? What is Metaphysics? Explaining your understandings of metaphysical issues that need to pay attention to when you read the texts? What is Epistemology? Explaining your understandings of epistemological issues. What is Axiology? Explaining your understandings of axiological issues. What are Existential issues? Explaining them.
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Intro to the Hermeneutics It is a branch of philosophy concerned with human understanding and the interpretation of texts. Texts need not be written documents. The speech, performances, works of art, and even events can be considered texts.
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Meaning of Hermeneutics Hermeneutic means interpretive. This word has two derivations: One is from the Greek god Hermes in his role as patron of communication and human understanding The other is from the Egyptian deity Hermes Trismegistus , in his role as representing hidden or secret knowledge.
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Hermeneutics starts as a study of various methods and principles of biblical interpretation. Its primary purpose is to discover the truths and values of the Bible. Recently, the word has come to refer to all “deep” reading of literary and philosophical texts.
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Four Types of Biblical Hermeneutics Literal: asserting that the text is to be interpreted according to the “plain meaning” Moral: seeking to establish the principles from
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