Category Archives: Prosopological Exegesis

Prosopological Exegesis (3): The Spirit Speaks

(Note: first see part 1 and part 2 on prosopological exegesis) Scholars as well as thoughtful Christians devote a lot of attention to the early development of Christology. And this makes sense: Christ is the center of the Christian faith, … Continue reading

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Prosopological Exegesis (2): Example

To help us understand how PE works, let’s walk through one of Bates’ examples (The Hermeneutics of the Apostolic Proclamation, 255-69), focusing on Romans 10:16. Rom 10:16 reads: But not all have obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, “O Lord, … Continue reading

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Prosopological Exegesis (1): Overview

What is it? And, more importantly, why should anyone care? Well, for one thing, it just might explain how and why Paul uses the OT in the way that he does. Prosopological exegesis (PE) is a technique of interpreting Scripture … Continue reading

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