Sean Adams and I have recently edited two major volumes in the history of biblical interpretation. They are entitled Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation, and they have been published by the McMaster Divinity College Press in conjunction with Pickwick Publications (Wipf & Stock), both in 2016.

The first volume is on prevailing methods in biblical interpretation before 1980 (403 pp.) and the second volume on those after 1980 (499 pp.)—although we use these dates as rough indicators to differentiate traditional and more recent forms of interpretation.

These volumes began with papers by MA/PhD students in a course I teach on the History of Biblical Interpretation, but have been expanded to include the contributions of many other scholars as well. I realize that some will be disappointed that other biblical interpreters are not included, but those included certainly merit their inclusion. For those interested, we are planning a…

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