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Dirk Philips’ Letter and Spirit: An Anabaptist Contribution to Reformation Hermeneutics

Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX 75204, USA
Academic Editor: Christopher Metress
Religions 2017, 8(3), 41; https://doi.org/10.3390/rel8030041
Received: 28 January 2017 / Revised: 11 March 2017 / Accepted: 13 March 2017 / Published: 15 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Teaching the Reformations)
Dirk Philips provides an explanation of how a Christian should interpret Scripture in his Enchiridion. Such chapters as “The Sending of Preachers and Teachers,” “The Tabernacle of Moses,” and “Of Spiritual Restitution” provide the clearest picture for students of this Anabaptist hermeneutic, a hermeneutic which interprets all of Scripture through the dichotomy of the letter and the Spirit, united in their central theme, Christ and the Church, a reading that can only be found through a hermeneutic of obedience. View Full-Text
Keywords: Dirk Philips; hermeneutic; obedience; interpretation; scripture; Anabaptist Dirk Philips; hermeneutic; obedience; interpretation; scripture; Anabaptist
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Schubert, A. Dirk Philips’ Letter and Spirit: An Anabaptist Contribution to Reformation Hermeneutics. Religions 2017, 8, 41. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel8030041

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Schubert A. Dirk Philips’ Letter and Spirit: An Anabaptist Contribution to Reformation Hermeneutics. Religions. 2017; 8(3):41. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel8030041

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Schubert, Aaron. 2017. "Dirk Philips’ Letter and Spirit: An Anabaptist Contribution to Reformation Hermeneutics" Religions 8, no. 3: 41. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel8030041

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