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Biblical Interpretation 101: Historic Rules for Reading the Bible
The target reader of this book is the regular preacher of the scriptures, small group leaders, and the average committed Christian who wants to know how to read and interpret the Bible responsibly. As a "101" is aims to avoid difficult concepts and to cover a fairly wide field at an introductory level. Here are some of the subjects it covers: The act of interpretation is ...more
Paperback, 146 pages
Published November 19th 2012 by Vineyard International Publishing
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I had to read this book for my biblical interpretation class this quarter. Derek Morphew has taught a couple of our classes and I’ve enjoyed getting to hear him speak. Being from South Africa he brings in a bit of a different perspective than what you might usually get from an American. As far as this book goes, it was definitely worth reading and had some helpful guidelines for reading the bible. Honestly though I would just recommend Gordon Fee and Douglas Stewarts book, How to Read the Bible ...more
This book was and is very helpful to me. Derek reviews some of they basics to a good solid biblical hermeneutic. His summation of the two forms of knowing, historical and revelatory was very helpful. I've been preaching and teaching this for years, but without the official language or theological language. Almost got a 5 star, but alas....
Aug 12, 2016 Kelvin rated it it was amazing
Fantastic and exciting book. I loved the clear hermeneutical principles in it. This book has deepened both my understanding of scripture and my ability to actually teach it. Excellent and freeing book that is well worth the read.