Inquisitorial Hermeneutics and the Manual of Bernard Gui

  title={Inquisitorial Hermeneutics and the Manual of Bernard Gui},
  author={Joseph A. Dane},
  pages={59 - 76}
In the following article, I will be discussingBernard Gui 's fourteenth-century Inquisitor's manual in relation to the modern institution of literary criticism. The manual contains many model interrogations. Each is presented as an interrogation of a witness, but they are preserved for us and weredisseminated to contemporaries as interrogations (and manipulations) of texts. My concern here is with the use in that exegetical process of standard academic training and tools, in particular, the… 


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