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A Beginner's Guide to New Testament Exegesis: Taking the Fear Out of Critical Method
Let's face it. Just the word exegesis puts some of us on edge. We are excited about learning to interpret the Bible, but the thought of exegetical method evokes a chill. Some textbooks on exegesis do nothing to overcome these apprehensions. The language is dense. The concepts are hard. And the expectations are way too high. However, the skills that we need to learn are one ...more
Paperback, 239 pages
Published September 15th 2005 by IVP Academic
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A decent book on New Testament exegesis and hermeneutics. His organization (especially chapter content decisions) and style were sub-par, though his syntax was at times excellent. Moderate use of xenocultural classifications and parallels (always enjoyable). I underlined often, and might keep it as a worthy reference, but I will certainly not read it through again.
Mar 19, 2012 Matthew Robbins rated it 4 of 5 stars
Great introduction to many of the issues involved with Greek and New Testament Exegesis. Erickson explains any terms that readers may not be familiar with in helpful ways and with some humor at times as well. Helpful introduction to the topics.