What is interpretation of the Bible?
The sacred status of the Bible in Judaism and Christianity rests upon the conviction that it is a receptacle of divine revelation. … Literal interpretation asserts that a biblical text is to be interpreted according to the “plain meaning” conveyed by its grammatical construction and historical context.
What are the three ways of interpreting Scripture in accordance with the Holy Spirit?
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- note the content and unity of the whole scripture.
- to interpret the bible properly, we should read it within the living Tradition of the Church.
- The anology of faith- that truths revealed in Sacred Scripture cannot contradict eachother.
What is the difference between literal and spiritual sense of Scripture?
Literal sense is what the author intended by the words he wrote. The literal sense concerns the meaning of the words of Scripture. Spiritual sense refers not in the words themselves but by the “realities and events” that can be signified by them.
What are the two main things we must consider when interpreting the Bible?
To interpret context the two most important factors are determining the historical literal elements of the context. Historical context involves the time and culture of the author and audience, as well as the historical occasion of the scripture.
What are the three spiritual senses of the Bible?
The three spiritual senses are the allegorical, the moral (also known as the tropological), and the anagogical.
What are the principles of interpretation?
Basic Principles of Interpretation
- Literal Rule of interpretation.
- Mischief Rule of Interpretation.
- Rule of Reasonable Construction or Ut Res Magis Valent Quam Parent.
- Rule of Harmonious Construction.
- The golden rule of Interpretation.
Catholic interpretation – Because the Catholic Church is, according to Catholics, the official custodian and interpreter of the Bible, Catholicism’s teaching concerning the Sacred Scriptures and their genuine sense must be the supreme guide of the commentator.
What are the principles of hermeneutics?
1) Scripture is the best interpreter of Scripture. 2) Texts of Scripture must be interpreted in context (both immediate & broad contexts). 3) No text of Scripture (properly interpreted in its context) will contradict another text of Scripture.