How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth: Fourth Edition
Understanding the Bible isn’t for the few, the gifted, the scholarly. The Bible is accessible. It’s meant to be read and comprehended by everyone from armchair readers to seminary students. 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.
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:
Covering everything from translational concerns to different genres of biblical writing, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth is used all around the world. In clear, simple language, it 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 worth that is in God’s Word.
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One Story Many Dimensions
Do You Get the Point?
Covenant Stipulations for Israel
Enforcing the Covenant in Israel
Israels Prayers and Ours
Images of Judgment and Hope
The Evaluation and Use of Commentaries
The Hermeneutical Questions
The Question of Historical Precedent
Scripture Index Names Index