Certain models of the interpreter’s self-understanding within the interpretive task might be found more in keeping than others with the common life of the church, its nurture and preservation. I will explore several models of the interpreter’s self-understanding of the interpretive task, pair them with the corresponding understanding of the text and evaluate their usefulness for interpreting.
Word & World
Keifert, Patrick R. “Mind Reader and Maestro: Models for Understanding Biblical Interpreters.” Word & World 1, no. 2 (1981): 153–68.
Keifert, Patrick R., "Mind Reader and Maestro: Models for Understanding Biblical Interpreters" (1981). Faculty Publications. 120.