Introduction to Biblical Interpretation

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
Author: William W. Klein,Craig L. Blomberg,Robert L. Hubbard, Jr.
Publsiher: Zondervan Academic
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2017-03-28
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9780310524182

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Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, now in its third edition, is a classic hermeneutics textbook that sets forth concise, logical, and practical guidelines for discovering the truth in God’s Word. With updates and revisions throughout that keep pace with current scholarship, this book offers students the best and most up-to-date information needed to interpret Scripture. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation: Defines and describes hermeneutics, the science of biblical interpretation Suggests effective methods to understand the meaning of the biblical text Surveys the literary, cultural, social, and historical issues that impact any text Evaluates both traditional and modern approaches to Bible interpretation Examines the reader’s role as an interpreter of the text and helps identify what the reader brings to the text that could distort its message Tackles the problem of how to apply the Bible in valid and significant ways today Provides an extensive and revised annotated list of books that readers will find helpful in the practice of biblical interpretation Used in college and seminary classrooms around the world, this volume is a trusted and valuable tool for students and other readers who desire to understand and apply the Bible.

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
Author: William Wade Klein,Craig Blomberg,Robert L. Hubbard
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Total Pages: 563
Release: 2004
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 0785252258

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The authors of this book have combined years of expertise and devotion to Scripture to provide a truly unique volume that sets forth concise, logical, practical guidelines for discovering the truth in God's Word. Ten years after its initial publication, the authors now have thoroughly updated it in light of the latest scholarship. "This is a remarkably comprehensive study of the whole area of biblical interpretation. Thoroughly evangelical, it also interacts with nonevangelical interpretational stances. No other volume available on biblical interpretation does so much so well."- Douglas Stuart, Professor of Old Testament, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
Author: Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.,Moisés Silva
Publsiher: Zondervan Academic
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2009-08-19
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9780310539490

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Since its publication in 1994, An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics has become a standard text for a generation of students, pastors, and serious lay readers. This second edition has been substantially updated and expanded, allowing the authors to fine-tune and enrich their discussions on fundamental interpretive topics. In addition, four new chapters have been included that address more recent controversial issues: • The role of biblical theology in interpretation • How to deal with contemporary questions not directly addressed in the Bible • The New Testament’s use of the Old Testament • The role of history in interpretation The book retains the unique aspect of being written by two scholars who hold differing viewpoints on many issues, making for vibrant, thought-provoking dialogue. What they do agree on, however, is the authority of Scripture, the relevance of personal Bible study to life, and why these things matter.

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Workbook

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Workbook
Author: William W. Klein,Craig L. Blomberg,Robert L. Hubbard, Jr.
Publsiher: Zondervan Academic
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2017-09-05
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9780310536697

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This workbook accompanies the third edition of Introduction to Biblical Interpretation by William W. Klein, Craig L. Blomberg, and Robert L. Hubbard Jr. Following the textbook’s structure, it offers readings, activities, and exercises designed to teach students how to understand and apply the Bible. This workbook gives students a chance to get hands-on experience in interpreting biblical texts as they are guided along by insightful questions and pointers from the authors. Ultimately the workbook is designed to get students interacting with the content of the textbook and with the biblical text in a way that helps reinforce classroom learning, while at the same time giving both student and instructor a way to gauge how well the student is learning the material from the textbook. The third edition of a classic hermeneutics textbook sets forth concise, logical, and practical guidelines for discovering the truth in God’s Word. A valuable tool for readers who desire to understand and apply the Bible, this text: Defines and describes hermeneutics, the science of biblical interpretation Suggests effective methods to understand the meaning of the biblical text Surveys the literary, cultural, social, and historical issues that impact any text Evaluates both traditional and modern approaches to Bible interpretation Examines the reader’s role as an interpreter of the text and helps identify what the reader brings to the text that could distort its message Tackles the problem of how to apply the Bible in valid and significant ways today Provides an extensive and revised annotated list of books that readers will find helpful in the practice of biblical interpretation

Understanding the Bible

Understanding the Bible
Author: George T. Montague
Publsiher: Paulist Press
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2007
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 0809143445

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... THE GOVERNING BOARDS OF THE SEMINARY. The Officers of the Board of Commissioners for the ensuing year are: Rev. Newton L. Reed, President. Rev. Tract B. Griswold, Auburn, N. Y., Stated Clerk. Rev. Frank E. Van Wie, Clerk. Rev. "warren D. More, Assistant Clerk. The Board Of Trustees is constituted as follows: 1. Class whose term of office will expire in 1901: Hon. Charles C. Dwight, LL.D., Auburn. Hon. Charles A. Hawley, LL.D., Seneca Falls. The President of the Seminary. Jared T. Newman. Esq., Ithaca. Rev. M. Woolsey Stryker, D.D., LL.D., Clinton. 2. Class whose term of office will expire in 1902: Hon. Charles I. Avery, B.S., Auburn. Hon. James H. Loomis, Attica. Mr. John H. Osborne, Auburn. Rev. Levi Parsons, D.D., Mount Morris. Hon. John D. Teller, Auburn. 3. Class whose term of office will expire in 1903: Mr. Clarence F. Baldwin, Auburn. Mr. Stephen M. Clement, Buffalo. Mr. Henry A. Morgan, Aurora. Mr. John C. Knowlton, Watertown. Rev. George B. Spalding, DD., LL.D., Syracuse. The following are the Officers of the Board of Trustees: Rev. Levi Parsons, D.D., President. Hon. Charles C. Dwight, LL.D., Vice-President. Hon. Charles I. Avery, B.S., Secretary. The Treasurer of the Seminary is Mr. Levi S. Gates, Auburn, N.Y. n. The Faculty. The Board Of Instruction for the year now closing has been constituted as follows: Rev. George Black Stewart, D.D., President of the Seminary and Professor of Practical Theology. Rev. Samuel Miles Hopkins, D.D., Emeritus Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Church Polity. Rev. Ezra Abel Huntington, D.D., LL.D., Emeritus Professor of Biblical Criticism. Rev. Willis J. Beecher, D.D., Professor of the Hebrew Language and Literature. Rev. Anson Judd Upson, D.D..LL.D., L.H.D., Emeritus Professor of...

Scripture as Communication

Scripture as Communication
Author: Jeannine K. Brown
Publsiher: Baker Academic
Total Pages: 315
Release: 2007-03-01
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9780801027888

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This basic guide to the theory and practice of biblical hermeneutics emphasizes the communicative nature of Scripture, proposing a communication model as an effective approach to interpreting the Bible.

For the Love of God s Word

For the Love of God   s Word
Author: Andreas J. Köstenberger ,Richard D. Patterson
Publsiher: Kregel Academic
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2015-05-27
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9780825443367

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An introduction to a clear method of biblical interpretation For the Love of God’s Word is an abridged, less technical version of Köstenberger and Patterson’s acclaimed Invitation to Biblical Interpretation. Students, teachers, and pastors alike will find this introduction to biblical hermeneutics to be an accessible resource with both breadth and substance. Built on the premise that every passage requires careful scrutiny of its historical setting, literary dimension, and theological message, this volume teaches a simple threefold method that is applicable to every passage of Scripture regardless of genre. In addition, the book sets forth specific strategies for interpreting the various genres of Scripture, from poetry to epistle to prophecy. A final chapter is devoted to helpful Bible study resources that will equip the reader to apply Scripture to life. This book will serve as a standard text for interpreting Scripture that is both academically responsible and accessible for pastors, teachers, and college students. This volume will enable students of Scripture to grow in love for God’s Word as they grow in the disciplines of study and discernment.

An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation

An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation
Author: Nyasha Junior
Publsiher: Presbyterian Publishing Corp
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2015-01-01
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9780664259877

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An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation provides a much-needed introduction to womanist approaches to biblical interpretation. It argues that womanist biblical interpretation is not simply a byproduct of feminist biblical interpretation but part of a distinctive tradition of African American women's engagement with biblical texts. While womanist biblical interpretation is relatively new in the development of academic biblical studies, African American women are not newcomers to biblical interpretation. Written in an accessible style, this volume highlights the importance of both the Bible and race in the development of feminism and the emergence of womanism. It provides a history of feminist biblical interpretation and discusses the current state of womanist biblical interpretation as well as critical issues related to its development and future. Although some African American women identify themselves as "womanists," the term, its usage, its features, and its connection to feminism remain widely misunderstood. This excellent textbook is perfect for helping to introduce readers to the development and applications of womanist biblical interpretation.