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By Professor Jaroslav Pelikan

ISBN-10: 0300102674

ISBN-13: 9780300102673

Both the Bible and the structure have the prestige of “Great Code,” yet each one of those vital texts is arguable in addition to enigmatic. they're requested to talk to events that their authors couldn't have expected on their lonesome. during this ebook, one in every of our best spiritual historians brings his great wisdom of the background of biblical interpretation to endure at the query of constitutional interpretation.

Jaroslav Pelikan compares the tools wherein the legitimate interpreters of the Bible and the Constitution—the Christian Church and the splendid courtroom, respectively—have approached the need of examining, and reinterpreting, their vital texts. even with noticeable changes, either texts require shut, word-by-word exegesis, an expertise of critiques that experience long past ahead of, and a willingness to invite new questions of previous codes, Pelikan observes. He probes for solutions to the query of what makes anything authentically “constitutional” or “biblical,” and he demonstrates how an knowing of both biblical interpretation or constitutional interpretation can light up the opposite in very important ways.

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