9780310246046

How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth 3rd Ed

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  • ISBN13:

    9780310246046

  • ISBN10:

    0310246040

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-11-01
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Christian Pub
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Summary

This book helps readers determine what Scriptures meant at the time they werewritten and how that meaning applies to us today.

Author Biography

Gordon D. Fee is professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia Douglas Stuart is professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Table of Contents

Abbreviations 8(1)
Abbreviations of Translations 9(2)
Preface to the Third Edition 11(2)
Preface to the First Edition 13(4)
1. Introduction: The Need to Interpret 17(16)
2. The Basic Tool: A Good Translation 33(22)
3. The Epistles: Learning to Think Contextually 55(16)
4. The Epistles: The Hermeneutical Questions 71(18)
5. The Old Testament Narratives: Their Proper Use 89(18)
6. Acts: The Question of Historical Precedent 107(20)
7. The Gospels: One Story, Many Dimensions 127(22)
8. The Parables: Do You Get the Point? 149(14)
9. The Law(s): Covenant Stipulations for Israel 163(18)
10. The Prophets: Enforcing the Covenant in Israel 181(24)
11. The Psalms: Israel's Prayers and Ours 205(20)
12. Wisdom: Then and Now 225(24)
13. The Revelation: Images of Judgment and Hope 249(16)
Appendix: The Evaluation and Use of Commentaries 265(11)
Index of Names 276(1)
Scripture Index 277

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