Charles de Jongh, Malyon College
Studies in hermeneutics have largely focused on method and the application of such methods; however, the significance of hermeneutical method or methods in the actual exegetical process has received limited or restricted attention, particularly as the issue relates to the preaching event. As much exegesis is carried out by men and women in the context of Christian ministry in general and preaching in particular, it is important to consider how they view the significance of hermeneutical method in the exegetical process. Arising from that is the requirement to reflect on how they may best approach the exegetical task, and to present guidelines for the task.
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