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Knowing Scripture
     

Knowing Scripture

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by R. C. Sproul
 

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In this revised edition of his classic, R. C. Sproul helps us dig out the meaning of Scripture for ourselves. He lays the groundwork by discussing why we should study the Bible and how our own personal study relates to interpretation.

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In this revised edition of his classic, R. C. Sproul helps us dig out the meaning of Scripture for ourselves. He lays the groundwork by discussing why we should study the Bible and how our own personal study relates to interpretation.

Editorial Reviews

Christianity Today
"This little book should be required reading for any beginning student of the Bible."
J. I. Packer
"The Bible excites him and his excitement is infectious."
On Mission
"A contemporary classic to learning, understanding and applying scripture for beginning Bible students and practiced theologians. Sproul is a master at both teaching the Bible and in studying in a way that draws you closer to the heart and mind of God. In this revised edition of the worl, Sproul provides even more guidelines for reading, study and application of the Bible's truths."
Knowing & Doing
"Probably the best, most readable introduction to biblical interpretation available."
Knowing Doing
"Probably the best, most readable introduction to biblical interpretation available."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830837236
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
02/25/2009
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
262,693
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)

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Christianity Today
"This little book should be required reading for any beginning student of the Bible."
J. I. Packer
"The Bible excites him and his excitement is infectious."

Meet the Author

R. C. Sproul (PhD, Whitefield Theological Seminary) is founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, an international Christian education ministry located near Orlando, Florida. He is also co-pastor of Saint Andrew's Chapel in Sanford, Florida, chancellor of Reformation Bible College and executive editor of Tabletalk magazine. He can be heard on the radio program Renewing Your Mind, which is broadcast on hundreds of radio outlets in the United States and around the world.

Sproul has written more than ninety books, including The Holiness of God, Faith Alone and Everyone's a Theologian. He has contributed dozens of articles to national evangelical publications, has spoken at conferences, churches and schools around the world, and also serves as general editor of the Reformation Study Bible.

J. I. Packer is regarded as one of the most influential evangelicals in North America. He is Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia, and his writings include books such as Knowing God, A Quest for Godliness, Growing in Christ (Crossway) and Rediscovering Holiness. He has preached and lectured widely in Great Britain and North America and served as general editor of the English Standard Version of the Bible published in 2001, and theological editor of the Study Bible version.

In 2014, Packer was named Author of the Year by the Association of Logos Bookstores. He is a frequent contributor to and an executive editor of Christianity Today and has written numerous articles published in journals such as Churchman, SouthWestern Journal, Reformation & Revival Journal and Touchstone. He received a BA, MA and PhD from Oxford University.

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Knowing Scripture 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a well-written book that outlines the basics of understanding scriptures - the basis of the Christian faith. Refutes common misconceptions intelligently in Sproul's clear manner.
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