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By Yung Suk Kim

ISBN-10: 1498215491

ISBN-13: 9781498215497

ISBN-10: 1620322218

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In A Transformative analyzing of the Bible Yung Suk Kim increases severe questions about human transformation in religious study. what's transformation? How are we reworked after we learn biblical tales? Are all transformative features both legitimate? what sort of relationships exists among self, neighbor, and God if transformation is enthusiastic about those 3? Who or what's being replaced, or who or what are we altering? What measure of swap can be thought of “transformative”?

Kim explores a dynamic, cyclical technique of human transformation and argues that fit transformation consists of 3 different types of transformation: psycho-theological, ontological-theological, and political-theological transformation. With insights won from phenomenological reviews, political theology, and psychotheology, Kim proposes a brand new version for the way to learn the Bible transformatively, as he dares to learn Hannah, Psalm thirteen, the Gospel of Mark, and Paul as tales of transformation. the writer invitations Christian readers, theological educators, and students to reexamine the assumption of transformation and to interact biblical tales from the point of view of holistic human transformation.

“This e-book bargains a unprecedented contribution. Many biblical students dabble in theology or spirituality, yet Yung Suk Kim units forth a holistic realizing of human transformation in addition to a sequence of centred experiences that include his strategy in enlightening ways.”
—Greg Carey, Professor of latest testomony, Lancaster Theological Seminary

“Transformation has turn into a buzzword in Christian discourse. we're certain we're in want of it, yet we aren't altogether convinced what ‘it’ is. Yung Suk Kim not just offers transparent content material to the time-honored time period, he exhibits us how an creative examining of the Bible may be an device of optimistic transformation.”
—David Bartlett, Professor Emeritus, Columbia Theological Seminary and Yale Divinity School

“A Transformative interpreting of the Bible is an insightful and fascinating interdisciplinary examine approximately human transformation conception and the way it might give a contribution to biblical interpretation. precise transformation is round and perpetual and affects each element of one’s lifestyles. Kim’s holistic procedure considers the complexity of human event. This little-but-impactful publication will be learn by means of biblical students, graduate scholars, and an individual drawn to a transformative method of interpreting Scripture.”
—Mitzi J. Smith, affiliate Professor of recent testomony and Early Christian stories, Ashland Theological Seminary, Detroit Center

Yung Suk Kim is affiliate Professor of latest testomony on the Samuel DeWitt Proctor university of Theology, Virginia Union collage in Richmond. Kim is the writer of 3 books: Christ’s physique in Corinth (2008); A Theological advent to Paul’s Letters (2011); and Biblical Interpretation (2012). Kim is editor of the magazine of Bible and Human Transformation.

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