B 86 How to Interpret the Bible: Four Essential Questions (2017)


Interpretation of the Bible is often greeted with suspicion—either as the way experts tell us what to think, or as a method for making texts mean what they do not appear to mean. But we all interpret—and we all need to do it well. 

This stimulating study looks at four areas we must take seriously—exploring the kind (genre), context, content, and canonical place of the texts we read—and discovering the positive difference this can make for both ordinary and expert readers.

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Author: Ian Paul

Ian Paul studied pure and applied maths and worked in industry prior to ordination training and studying for a PhD in the interpretation of Revelation. After ten years in parish ministry and ten more in theological education, he now combines local church ministry with academic work in a freelance portfolio, including writing the influential blog

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