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From Exegesis to Exposition: A Practical Guide to Using Biblical Hebrew

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Many seminarians suspect that their courses in Hebrew have little relevance to their current and future ministry. However, in "From Exegesis to Exposition," Chisholm inspires and instructs students and pastors to use the Hebrew Bible appropriately in their preaching and teaching, showing seminarians and seminary-trained pastors how to "preach accurate, informative, and exc ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Baker Academic
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Barry
Sep 18, 2014 Barry rated it liked it
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I finished this book after a break of about a month since I had last read from it. As I picked it up and leafed through to my bookmark, I couldn't remember a thing about this book. That's not a good sign. As I read the final chapter some of the book came back to me, but not enough to be helpful. My conclusion? This book is not memorable. While reading it it seemed helpful and interesting, despite it being dry and a bit boring. Dr. Chisholm knows Hebrew well and is an expert at picking it apart t ...more
Chris Little
May 04, 2012 Chris Little rated it liked it
I recommend this book, but I also consider it has serious shortcomings. The title, though not exciting, is clear about its purpose. Chisholm writes to help people use Hebrew in the move From Exegesis to Exposition.

Where it's strong is the exegesis - using Hebrew.

Where it's weak is the exposition - writing sermons.

First, the strength. I have a little knowledge of Hebrew, and benefit from the Bible software that aids interaction with the original languages. The great usefulness of From Exegesis to
...more
Mark
Nov 10, 2012 Mark rated it it was ok
I was okay. There was some helpful stuff. Honestly, though, if you want to learn a language, I think it's great to use textbooks that don't assume something supernatural about the main text in that language... Though in fairness, this was a textbook that had preachers in mind.
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While Dr. Chisholm enjoys teaching the full breadth of Old Testament Studies, he takes special delight in the major and minor prophets. He can take the intricacies of those books and communicate them for marketplace use, as evidenced in his published texts on the prophetic literature. Dr. Chisholm recently published Handbook on the Prophets. He was the translation consultant for the International ...more
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