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Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible, A

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Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible, A

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Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible, A

For The Bible Study App

by Robert Stein
Publisher: Baker

Description

by Robert Stein
Publisher: Baker
In A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible, senior New Testament scholar Robert Stein helps readers identify various biblical genres, understand the meaning of biblical texts, and apply that meaning to contemporary life. This edition has been completely revised throughout to reflect Stein's current thinking and changes to the discipline over the past decade. Students of the Bible will find the book effective in group settings.

Contents include:

Introduction
Part 1: The General Rules of Interpretation
  1. Who Makes Up the Rules? An Introduction to Hermeneutics
  2. Defining the Rules: A Vocabulary for Interpretation
  3. Can Anyone Play This Game? The Spirit and Biblical Interpretation
  4. Different Games in the Same Book: Different Forms of Scripture

Part 2: The Specific Rules for the Individual Games
  1. The Game of Stories: Biblical Narrative
  2. The Game of Rules: Covenants and Laws
  3. The Game of Rhythm: Poetry
  4. The Game of Songs: Psalms
  5. The Game of Wisdom: Proverbs
  6. The Game of Prediction: Prophecy
  7. The Game of Jargon: Idioms
  8. The Game of Comparison: Parables
  9. The Game of Exaggeration: Overstatement and Hyperbole
  10. The Game of Correspondence: Epistles and Letters
Appendixes
Glossary
ISBN: 9781441250681

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