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Augustine’s Christological Hermeneutics in "De doctrina Christiana</I>


Tarmo Toom

Contents: Patristic exegesis – Christology and exegesis – Augustine on interpretation – History of biblical interpretation – Thought and language – Linguistic signification – Ancient philosophy and theology – Augustine and the ancient philosophical tradition – Literal and figurative interpretation – Regula fidei and biblical interpretation – Ancient epistemology and hermeneutics – Augustine on understanding the bible – The scriptural words and Christ the Word – The analogy between incarnation and the scripture.