Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
  • Author : William W. Klein
  • Release Date : 28 March 2017
  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Genre : Religion
  • Pages : 720
  • ISBN 13 : 9780310524182

Download or read book entitled Introduction to Biblical Interpretation written by William W. Klein and published by Zondervan Academic online. This book was released on 28 March 2017 with total pages 720. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, now in its third edition, is a classic hermeneutics textbook that sets forth concise, logical, and practical guidelines for discovering the truth in God’s Word. With updates and revisions throughout that keep pace with current scholarship, this book offers students the best and most up-to-date information needed to interpret Scripture. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation: Defines and describes hermeneutics, the science of biblical interpretation Suggests effective methods to understand the meaning of the biblical text Surveys the literary, cultural, social, and historical issues that impact any text Evaluates both traditional and modern approaches to Bible interpretation Examines the reader’s role as an interpreter of the text and helps identify what the reader brings to the text that could distort its message Tackles the problem of how to apply the Bible in valid and significant ways today Provides an extensive and revised annotated list of books that readers will find helpful in the practice of biblical interpretation Used in college and seminary classrooms around the world, this volume is a trusted and valuable tool for students and other readers who desire to understand and apply the Bible.