Get the most out of your Bible.In clear, simple language, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth helps you accurately understand the different parts of the Bible—their meaning for ancient audiences and their implications for you today—so you can uncover the inexhaustible wealth of God's Word.More than three quarters of a million people have turned to How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth to inform their reading of the Bible. This fourth edition features revisions that keep pace with current scholarship, resources, and culture. Changes include:Updated language for better readability.Scripture references now appear only in brackets at the end of a sentence or paragraph for ease of reading.A new authors' preface.Redesigned and updated diagrams.Updated list of recommended commentaries and resources. Used all around the world, this Bible resource covers everything from how to choose a good translation to how to understand the different genres of biblical writing.Understanding the Bible isn't just for the few, the gifted, and the scholarly. The Bible is meant to be read and comprehended by everyone from casual readers to seminary students. Even a few essential insights into the Bible can clear up a lot of misconceptions and help you grasp the meaning of Scripture and its application to your twenty-first-century life.
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How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth helps readers of all kinds get the most out of their Bible-reading experience. Changes to the new fourth edition include: updated language, new preface, redesigned and updated diagrams, an updated list of recommended commentaries and resources, and more.
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Abbreviations Abbreviations of Translations Preface 1. Introduction: The Need to Interpret 2. The Basic Tool: A Good Translation 3. The Epistles: Learning to Think Contextually 4. The Epistles: The Hermeneutical Questions 5. The Old Testament Narratives: Their Proper Use 6. Acts: The Question of Historical Precedent 7. The Gospels: One Story, Many Dimensions 8. The Parables: Do You Get the Point? 9. The Law(s): Covenant Stipulations for Israel 10. The Prophets: Enforcing the Covenant in Israel 11. The Psalms: Israel's Prayers and Ours 12. Wisdom: Then and Now 13. The Revelation: Images of Judgment and Hope Appendix: The Evaluation and Use of Commentaries Index of Names
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9780310517825
Publisert
2014
Utgave
4. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
Zondervan Academic
Vekt
321 gr
Høyde
203 mm
Bredde
133 mm
Tykkelse
19 mm
Aldersnivå
G, 01
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
304

Om bidragsyterne

Gordon D. Fee (PhD, University of Southern California) is Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia. Douglas Stuart is Professor of Old Testament and Chair of the Division of Biblical Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He holds the B.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. Among his earlier writings are Studies in Early Hebrew Meter, Old Testament Exegesis: A Primer for Students and Pastors, and Favorite Old Testament Passages.