• Hebrew scriptures

    The Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings, form the covenant between God and the Jewish people that is the foundation and Bible of Judaism.
  • Hermeneutics

    The science of interpretation, especially of a text.
  • Historical critical method

    A branch of biblical criticism that investigates the origins of ancient texts in order to understand "the world behind the text". Its goal is to discover the historical situation of the author and recipients of a text and therefore its original meaning. Methods include source, form and redaction criticism.
  • hundredfold

    100 times as many; greatly increased