The Socio-Cultural and Historical Contexts in Hermetical Practice
Using the Malina text. discuss the role of socio-cultural and historical dimensions in the practice of
hermeneutics of First Century Mediterranean Sacred texts. Strengthen your discussion with strong and
appropriate examples from the research articles found in the ATLAreligion database.
Using the Osborne text, compare and contrast the important differences in exegetical methodology
for these two genres. If differences exist between Old and New Testament usages, be sure to include this
within your initial post. Identify what you believe to be key steps in analyzing each genre.