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By Robert L. Knetsch

The church within the West has subsisted for 5 hundred years in a country of ever-increasing a number of identities, lots of which declare to be the easiest illustration of the church proven through Christ. frequently attending novel types of the church are new scriptural interpretive equipment that help theological claims. hardly, notwithstanding, has an exploration been undertaken to check the impression of this ecclesiological department at the analyzing of the Bible. A Darkened Reading explores the explicit case of the nineteenth-century Church of britain and competing interpretations of the publication of the prophet Isaiah--a e-book of significant significance in theological history--as a type of parable of the existential ache the church has skilled because of being torn apart.

"Robert L. Knetsch's account of nineteenth-century biblical interpretation forces us to take care of the ways in which a divided church distorts our analyzing of holy Scripture. Even those who find themselves now not confident by means of all of his arguments will locate considering them time good spent. A Darkened analyzing is a jeremiad that laments how a home divided turns the home of the interpreter right into a bleak condominium. this can be a haunting, provocative book."
--Timothy Larsen, McManis Professor of Christian suggestion, Wheaton university, Illinois

Robert L. Knetsch is Adjunct Professor at Wycliffe collage on the college of Toronto.

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