Old Testament Readings for the Feast Meeting of the Lord: A Hermeneutical Key for the Old Testament’s Exegesis in the Orthodox Church
pp. 51 - 60
Authors: Stefka Kancheva
Abstract: The paper traces the main accents in the worship of the feast Meeting of the Lord towards the exegesis of the Old Testament and consider it as the "hermeneutical key" for understanding, accepting, and interpreting the Old Testament in the Orthodox Church. The Lawgiver who obeys the Law, the sacrifice’s theme and the antithesis light/darkness are the main ideas in the worship and its exegesis of the Scripture.
Keywords: Lowgiver; Low; Light; Darkness.
Received: 14-04-2021 Accepted: 26-06-2021 Published: 07-12-2021
Citation: Kancheva, S. (2021). Old Testament Readings for the Feast Meeting of the Lord: A Hermeneutical Key for the Old Testament’s Exegesis in the Orthodox Church. Cultural and Historical Heritage: Preservation, Presentation, Digitalization (KIN Journal), 7(2), ISSN 2367-8038, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 51–60. DOI: https://www.doi.org/10.26615/issn.2367-8038.2021_2_004