Hermeneutics - Lesson 11

Historical and Cultural Context

Todd Miles
Lesson 11
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Historical and Cultural Context

I. Introduction

II. Why the Historical-Cultural Context Matters

A. Historical particularity

B. Jesus lived as a human

III. Definition of the Historical-Cultural Context

IV. Examples of the Importance of Historical-Cultural Context

A. Revelation 3:14-22

B. Matthew 25:1-13

C. Caution about extra-biblical resources

V. Role of Historical-Cultural Context

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Hermeneutics is the science and art of the interpretation of the Bible. It's a science because it is an orderly process based on rules you can apply. It is an art because of the nuances in communication and translation.