Hermeneutics is the theories and methods used to interpret and translate text. Questions regarding hermeneutical approaches are questions asking about these methods or theories.

Some hermeneutical approaches include lexical-syntactical analysis, historical/cultural analysis, contextual analysis, theological analysis, and special literary analysis. Other principles exists such as the principles of innerancy, reverence, and historico-grammatical interpretation.

On this site, hermeneutics is somewhat intertwined with . See this question for a discussion of differences.

See also Wikipedia: Biblical Hermeneutics

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