Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible / Edition 3

Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible / Edition 3

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by J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
     
 

Understanding the Bible correctly and rightly relating its meaning to life require using the right approach and tools to dig deeper into Scripture. This popular text---Grasping God’s Word by Old Testament scholar J. Daniel Hays and New Testament expert J. Scott Duvall, now revised and updated---is an indispensable guide to reading, interpreting, and applying the… See more details below

Overview

Understanding the Bible correctly and rightly relating its meaning to life require using the right approach and tools to dig deeper into Scripture. This popular text---Grasping God’s Word by Old Testament scholar J. Daniel Hays and New Testament expert J. Scott Duvall, now revised and updated---is an indispensable guide to reading, interpreting, and applying the Bible that teaches students how to read the Word of God carefully and in context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310492573
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Edition description:
Special
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
143,534
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition

PART 1: How to Read the Book---Basic Tools
1. Bible Translations [previously chapter 9]
2. The Interpretive Journey
3. How to Read the Book---Sentences
4. How to Read the Book---Paragraphs
5. How to Read the Book---Discourses
PART 2: Contexts---Now and Then
6. The Historical-Cultural Context
7. What Do We Bring to the Text?
8. The Literary Context
9. Word Studies
PART 3: Meaning and Application
10. Who Controls the Meaning?
11. Levels of Meaning
12. The Role of the Holy Spirit
13. Application
PART 4: The Interpretive Journey---New Testament
14. New Testament---Letters
15. New Testament---Gospels
16. New Testament---Acts
17. New Testament---Revelation
PART 5: The Interpretive Journey---Old Testament
18. Old Testament---Narrative
19. Old Testament---Law
20. Old Testament---Poetry
21. Old Testament---Prophets
22. Old Testament---Wisdom
Appendix 1: Inspiration and Canon
Appendix 2: Writing an Exegetical Paper
Appendix 3: Building a Personal Library [replace with website?]
Scripture Index
Subject Index

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