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The author argues that it is important for systematic theologians to join the conversation between exegetes and those who investigate the history of exegesis. To demonstrate what might be gained from such an intersection of disciplines, she explores the work of some ressourcement theologians such as de Lubac, Daniélou, Bouyer, and others, all of whom discussed the allegorical and typological exegesis of the Church Fathers and attempted to bring it into harmony with the historical-critical interpretation of the Bible.

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“Quaestio Disputata: Catholic Theology and the History of Exegesis,” Theological Studies 62 (2001): 140-153.