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By Yung Suk Kim

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In A Transformative analyzing of the Bible Yung Suk Kim increases severe questions on human transformation in bible study. what's transformation? How are we remodeled after we learn biblical tales? Are all transformative features both legitimate? what sort of relationships exists among self, neighbor, and God if transformation is excited about those 3? Who or what's being replaced, or who or what are we altering? What measure of switch should be thought of “transformative”?

Kim explores a dynamic, cyclical technique of human transformation and argues that fit transformation includes 3 sorts of transformation: psycho-theological, ontological-theological, and political-theological transformation. With insights won from phenomenological reviews, political theology, and psychotheology, Kim proposes a brand new version for a way to learn the Bible transformatively, as he dares to learn Hannah, Psalm thirteen, the Gospel of Mark, and Paul as tales of transformation. the writer invitations Christian readers, theological educators, and students to reexamine the belief of transformation and to have interaction biblical tales from the point of view of holistic human transformation.

“This e-book deals an extraordinary contribution. Many biblical students dabble in theology or spirituality, yet Yung Suk Kim units forth a holistic knowing of human transformation besides a sequence of targeted reviews that embrace his strategy in enlightening ways.”
—Greg Carey, Professor of recent testomony, Lancaster Theological Seminary

“Transformation has develop into a buzzword in Christian discourse. we're convinced we're in prefer of it, yet we're not altogether certain what ‘it’ is. Yung Suk Kim not just provides transparent content material to the typical time period, he indicates us how an imaginitive studying of the Bible will be an device of optimistic transformation.”
—David Bartlett, Professor Emeritus, Columbia Theological Seminary and Yale Divinity School

“A Transformative interpreting of the Bible is an insightful and interesting interdisciplinary research approximately human transformation concept and the way it might give a contribution to biblical interpretation. precise transformation is round and perpetual and affects each point of one’s life. Kim’s holistic process considers the complexity of human adventure. This little-but-impactful booklet can be learn via biblical students, graduate scholars, and a person drawn to a transformative method of studying Scripture.”
—Mitzi J. Smith, affiliate Professor of latest testomony and Early Christian stories, Ashland Theological Seminary, Detroit Center

Yung Suk Kim is affiliate Professor of latest testomony on the Samuel DeWitt Proctor university of Theology, Virginia Union college in Richmond. Kim is the writer of 3 books: Christ’s physique in Corinth (2008); A Theological advent to Paul’s Letters (2011); and Biblical Interpretation (2012). Kim is editor of the magazine of Bible and Human Transformation.

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