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How To Read The Bible For All Its Worth [Fourth Edition] : Fourth Edition - Gordon D. Fee

How To Read The Bible For All Its Worth [Fourth Edition]

Fourth Edition

Paperback Published: 24th June 2014
ISBN: 9780310517825
Number Of Pages: 304
For Ages: 18+ years old

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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: Updated language for better readability Scripture references now appear only in brackets at the end of a sentence or paragraph, helping you read the Bible as you would read any book-without the numbers A new authors' preface Redesigned and updated diagrams Updated list of recommended commentaries and resources 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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1. Introduction: The Need to Interpret
2. The Basic Tool: A Good Translation
3. The Epistles: Learning to Think Contextually
4. The Epistles: The Hermeneutical Questions
5. The Old Testament Narratives: Their Proper Use
6. Acts: The Question of Historical Precedent
7. The Gospels: One Story, Many Dimensions
8. The Parables: Do You Get the Point?
9. The Law(s): Covenant Stipulations for Israel
10. The Prophets: Enforcing the Covenant in Israel
11. The Psalms: Israel's Prayers and Ours
12. Wisdom: Then and Now
13. The Revelation: Images of Judgment and Hope Appendix: The Evaluation and Use of Commentaries

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ISBN: 9780310517825
ISBN-10: 0310517826
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
For Grades: 13+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 24th June 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.3  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Special edition

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