Reading the Bible for All the Wrong Reasons (Google eBook)

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Fortress Press, 2011 - Religion - 152 pages
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The Bible can be hazardous to one's health if it is read with faulty expectations. Writing with insight, compassion, and wit, Russell Pregeant shows that reading the Bible "without interpretation" is impossible; the right question is which assumptions are most appropriate to the Bible and our reasons for taking it up.
  

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User Review  - Robert D. Cornwall - Goodreads

Excellent introductory text for discussion of the way we use the Bible. Pregeant deals with issues such as science and the Bible, eschatology and Last Days theology, and ethics. He warns against ... Read full review

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User Review  - Merianna - Goodreads

If you wan to be challenged to think about why you believe what you believe and how they plays into how you read the Bible, get ready! Read full review

Contents

Genesis
35
Reflections
85
The Gospel of Grace and Demand
103
Epilogue The Biblical Witness and the Word of God
129
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Russell Pregeant is Professor of Religion and Chaplain at Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts, and Lecturer in New Testament at Andover Newton Theological School. He is author of several books, including the Fortress textbook Engaging the New Testament (1995, 978-0-8006-3115-4).

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