Christian theists seek transforming engagement with the active word of God. To this end we not only seek to listen to the biblical text with openness and expectancy, but we also seek to understand at ever deeper levels what it is to interpret Scripture, to reflect both upon Scripture and on our own processes of engaging with it, and to be transformed by the formative impact of Scripture in thought, life and identity.
Anthony Thiselton, in Reading Luke: Interpretation, Reflection, Formation, Ed. Craig Bartholomew, Joel B. Green and Anthony C. Thiselton, Scripture and Hermeneutics Series, Volume 6, Zondervan 2007. Italics in original.