Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible, A: Playing by the Rules

Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible, A: Playing by the Rules

by Robert H. Stein
     
 

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In this accessible guide to interpreting the Bible, senior New Testament scholar Robert Stein helps readers identify various biblical genres, understand the meaning of biblical texts, and apply that meaning to contemporary life. This edition has been completely revised throughout to reflect Stein's current thinking and changes to the discipline over the past decade

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Overview

In this accessible guide to interpreting the Bible, senior New Testament scholar Robert Stein helps readers identify various biblical genres, understand the meaning of biblical texts, and apply that meaning to contemporary life. This edition has been completely revised throughout to reflect Stein's current thinking and changes to the discipline over the past decade. Students of the Bible will find the book effective in group settings.

Praise for the first edition

"Stein's work is both a fine introduction to the task of biblical hermeneutics for the novice and an innovative refresher for the veteran teacher or pastor."—Faith & Mission

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801033735
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,166,147
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Robert H. Stein (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary), now retired, most recently served as senior professor of New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He previously taught at Bethel Seminary. A world-renowned scholar of the Synoptic Gospels, he is the author of several books, including Mark in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, Studying the Synoptic Gospels, Luke, and Jesus the Messiah.

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