Grasping God's word : a hands-on approach to reading, interpreting, and applying the Bible / J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays ; forewords by Mark L. Strauss and Kevin J. Vanhoozer. [print]Material type: TextPublication details: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan Academic, [(c)2020.Edition: Fourth editionDescription: xix, 562 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type:
- BS476.D983.G737 2020
- BS476.H425.G737 2020
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Part 1. How to read the book: basic tools Bible translation The interpretive journey How to read the book: sentences How to read the book: paragraphs How to read the book: discourses Part 2. Contexts: now and then The historical-cultural context What do we bring to the text? ; The literary context Word studies Part 3. Meaning and application Who controls the meaning? ; Levels of meaning The role of the Holy Spirit Application Part 4. The interpretive journey: New Testament New Testament: letters New Testament: gospels New Testament: Acts New Testament: Revelation Part 5. The interpretive journey: Old Testament Old Testament: narrative Old Testament: law Old Testament: poetry Old Testament: prophets Old Testament: wisdom Appendix 1: Inspiration and canon Appendix 2: Writing an exegetical paper Appendix 3: Building a personal library.
An indispensable approach to reading, interpreting and applying the Bible that teaches students how to carefully read Scripture in the biblical context, and to dig deeper into the Word of God so they will be able to understand the Bible correctly and apply its meaning to their lives. Revised and updated fourth edition. --
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