Orthodox Hermeneutical Presuppositions: The Soul of Classical Christian Education

Paul Wolfe June 6, 2016

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2016


The soul of classical Christian education is found in our Confessions, perhaps more particularly in our theological and philosophical hermeneutical presuppositions. This talk will begin with a brief overview of major epochs of Christian hermeneutics in order to set up a demonstration of the distinctions and similarities between premodern, modern and postmodern interpretive presuppositions. Emerging from this discussion of how we read and understand things is a somewhat definitive description of the soul of classical, Christian education.


Christian hermeneutics classical christian education modern postmodern premodern


Paul Wolfe
Headmaster of The Cambridge School of Dallas for 8 years now. Previously Associate Professor of New Testament Studies for 20 years, including the Huber Drumwright, Jr. Chair of New Testament at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. PhD in New Testament Studies, University of Aberdeen, additional studies at Cambridge University and University of Tubingen Germany. BCA and MA in Biblical Studies, Dallas Baptist University

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