How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth: A Guide to Understanding the Bible

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Zondervan Publishing House, 1982 - Bible - 237 pages
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Introduction : the need to interpret -- The basic tool-- a good translation -- The Epistles-- learning to think contextually -- The Epistles-- the hermeneutical question -- The Old Testament narratives-- their proper use -- Acts-- the problem of historical precedent -- The Gospels-- one story, many dimensions -- The parables-- do you get the point? -- The law(s)-- covenant stipulations for Israel -- The prophets-- enforcing the covenant in Israel -- The Psalms-- Israel's prayers and ours -- Wisdom-- then and now -- The Revelation-- images of judgment and hope -- Appendix : the evaluation and use of commentaries.

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User Review  - LIVINGtopleaseHIM -

This book has answered some questions since a young christian. I would recommend this book to anyone wanting to get another point of view of the bible and to understand the importance of through BIBLE ... Read full review

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We are using this book as a guide in our Bible Study Class at Bethel AME Jamacia Plain. It is an easy read with great information. It is very useful in gaining a better understanding of how to interpret the WORD. Read full review


The Need to Interpret
The Basic ToolA Good Translation

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Gordon D. Fee is Professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and is the author of numerous works, including" The First Epistle to the Corinthians" (New International Commentary), "1 and 2 Timothy, Titus "(New International Biblical Commentary), and, with Douglas Stuart, "How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth.

Douglas Stuart (PhD, Harvard University) is professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

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