Knowing Scripture

Sproul, R. C. (Author) ,   Packard, J. I. (Foreword by)

Description

The Bible is the written Word of God, and it is treasured by many. But it is also an ancient book about people and cultures very different than us. Thus, while we know we should read it, many of us have a hard time understanding the Bible. In this updated edition ofKnowing Scripture, R. C. Sproul helps us dig out the meaning of Scripture for ourselves. The author says, "The theme of this book is not how to read the Bible but how to study the Bible." He presents in simple, basic terms a commonsense approach to studying Scripture and gives eleven practical guidelines for biblical interpretation and applying what we learn. With a minimum of technical jargon, Sproul tackles some of the knotty questions regarding differences of interpreting the Bible, including discovering the meanings of biblical wordsunderstanding Hebrew poetry, proverbs and parablesapproaching historical and didactic passagesbeing careful with predictive prophecydiscerning how culture conditions the Biblechoosing and using Bible translations, commentaries, Bible software and other helpsKnowing Scripture is a basic book for both beginning Bible readers and experienced students of Scripture.

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Specifications

  • Age Max

    0

  • Age Min

    0

  • Height

    0.70

  • Length

    8.40

  • Width

    5.50

  • File Size

    0

  • Language

    English

  • Medium Format

    Paperback

  • Pages

    152

  • Product Group

    Books

  • Type

    Reference Book

  • Publication Date

    2009-03-01

  • Publisher

    IVP Books

  • Item Number

    005208404

  • ISBN10

    083083723X

  • ISBN13

    9780830837236

  • Contributors

    Sproul, R. C. (Author) ,   Packard, J. I. (Foreword by)

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