What is ‘Hermeneutics’?

‘Hermeneutics’ is a tradition of thinking concerned with the art of interpretation. The term is derived from the Greek verb hermēneuein, (‘to interpret’) and the noun hermēneia (‘interpretation’). In early history hermeneutics was divided into three traditions: 1) The critical examination of ancient Greek literature; 2) The assessment of Hebrew Scriptures and Christian interpretations of … Read more