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Figure It In

Time and the Word:Figural Reading of the Christian Scripturesby ephraim radnereerdmans, 326 pages, $50 Moderns are accustomed to taking premodern interpretations of the Bible to be products of a bygone time, when outmoded worldviews permitted naive, anachronistic interpretations of scriptural texts. . . . . Continue Reading »

Gadamer & the
Light of the Word

Hans-Georg Gadamer: A Biographyby jean grondintranslated by woel weinsheimeryale university press, 512 pages, $35 It is reasonable to be dubious about biographies of philosophers, even when they are good. For what, after all, is the life of a philosopher? How much a novelist lived the events he or . . . . Continue Reading »

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