What is the literary approach to the study of the Old Testament? Longman examines potential pitfalls and promises.
Justin Martyr has the honour of being the first comprehensive Christian interpreter of the Old Testament. What was Justin's exegetical method? Aune indicates the gap between the New Testament's use of the Old and the exegesis in early patristic literature. The further Justin departed from the New Testament exegetical tradition, the closer he got to allegory.
This article looks at a few basic presuppositions in regard to the interpretation of Scripture.