The second in the series organized around FAQs, 40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible tackles the major questions that students, pastors and professors ask about reading and understanding the Bible. The book is divided into into four parts: getting started, approaching the bible generally, approaching specific texts, and issues in recent discussion. This accessible format allows teachers to utilize this book as a textbook and the curious student to understand the issues which are most pertinent to their study. 40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible will be essential reading for the student seeking to advance in biblical studies and for the pastor looking to teach the Bible with confidence.
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In 40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible, New Testament Professor Dr. Robert L. Plummer tackles the major questions that persons ask about reading and undestanding the Bible. Questions include: Does the Bible contain error? Were the ancient manuscripts of the Bible transmitted accurately? What is the best English Bible translation? Is the Bible really all about Jesus? Do all the commands of the Bible apply today? Why can't people agree on what the Bible means? How do we interpret historical narrative? How do we interpret the Psalms? What does the Bible tell us about the future? What is the Theological Interpretation of Scripture? And many others.