Vem vaktar väktarna? En undersökning av bibelbruket i debatten om homosexualitet

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Abstract

This article examines five arguments often used in scriptural hermeneutics (see, e.g., C. H. Cosgrove, Appealing to Scripture in Moral Debate: Five Hermeneutical Rules) and analyses in what way they are applied in the contemporary debate on homosexuality: (1) countercultural arguments,(2)analogies,(3) nonscientific scope,(4) purpose, and (5) the canonized pluralism in the Bible.

Details

Authors
  • Jesper Svartvik
Organisations
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Religious Studies

Keywords

  • hermeneutics, Bible, homosexuality
Original languageSwedish
Title of host publicationTolkning för livet: Åtta teologer om Bibelns auktoritet
EditorsAnne-Louise Eriksson
PublisherVerbum
ISBN (Print)0-8028-4942-3
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedNo

Bibliographic note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)