The soul and the reading of scripture: a note on Henri De Lubac

@article{Ayres2008TheSA,
  title={The soul and the reading of scripture: a note on Henri De Lubac},
  author={Lewis Ayres},
  journal={Scottish Journal of Theology},
  year={2008},
  volume={61},
  pages={173 - 190}
}
  • L. Ayres
  • Published 1 May 2008
  • Philosophy
  • Scottish Journal of Theology
Abstract Henri DeLubac's work on multi-sense scriptural reading has become a major resource for Catholic and Protestant theologians seeking a new integration of biblical studies and theology. Rarely, however, is it noticed that De Lubac's account of scriptural interpretation involves a robust notion of the soul and its transformation in the Christian life – and that in linking these themes De Lubac accurately reflects a central theme of pre-modern exegesis. This article thus suggests, first… 
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