Understanding and applying the Bible /

McQuilkin, J. Robertson, 1927-,

Understanding and applying the Bible / [print] Robertson McQuilkin. - revised and expanded. - Chicago : Moody Publishers, (c)2009. - 382 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Columbia International University President (1923-1952)

Presupposition of biblical interpretation Supernaturalistic approaches of premoderns The naturalistic approaches of moderns The naturalistic approaches of postmoderns Dogmatic approaches Basic principles for understanding the Bible Understanding human language Historical, physical, and cultural setting A method of word study Analyzing thought structure Examining the context Figurative language Parables Hebrew poetry Unity of Scripture Coherence of truth Approach to alleged discrepancies Biblical prophecy Identifying the audience God intended Identifying the response God desires.

A solid introduction to the ins and outs of biblical hermeneutics, without the intimidation that often accompanies this subject. With the help of this revised edition, pastors, students and laypersons need no prior knowledge of biblical exegesis to create their own Bible commentaries. http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1008/2009011892-d.html

ROBERTSON McQUILKIN served as the third president of Columbia International University from 1968 to 1990 and currently serves as the president emeritus. Prior to coming president of CIU, McQuilkin served as headmaster of Ben Lippen School, then for 12 years as a missionary in Japan. McQuilkin's writings have appeared in numerous journals and periodicals. Among the books he has published are Five Smooth Stones, Life in the Spirit, A Promise Kept, An Introduction to Biblical Ethics, and The Great Omission.

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CIU Presidential Author

Bible--Criticism, interpretation, etc.


Criticism, interpretation, etc.

BS476.M478.U534 2009