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The Bare Bible: Uncovering The Bible For The First Time (Or The Hundredth)

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For those reading the Bible for the first time, or those looking to read it in a fresh way. Are you looking to get to grips with the Bible or see those well known stories in a whole new light? Will really help you discover the impact the Bible can have on our your life. Do you get lost in the lists in Leviticus? Have you struggled with the stories of Old Testament kings? A ...more
Paperback, 194 pages
Published July 19th 2018 by SPCK Publishing
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Issy
Feb 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Really good book, very informative liked it a lot!
Main takeaway which can also be used for other essay subjects is:
• First word is exegesis - this means understanding the context of when the particular chapter or verse was written, and the writer's intentions
• Then the next word is hermeneutics - this means interpreting the information you have gathered from exegesis and then changing this to our world now
Connie
Apr 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Growing up in church and then going on to study Theology at university, this was like coming back to the basics for me. But I think we all need to return to the basic fundamental principles of God and the Bible sometimes in order to better understand how it relates to us today, and Peter achieved this very well throughout.

I think there are two take home points from this book: 1) Exegesis (studying the Bible to work out its original context and the intentions of those who wrote it) and 2) Hermen
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