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Cokesbury

Reading and Understanding the Bible

$35.95
Product Description
With his usual flair and reader-friendly style, Ben Witherington III brings us a fresh and distinctive guide to interpreting the Bible. Ideal for courses in Biblical Interpretation, Hermeneutics, and Introduction to the Bible, Reading and Understanding the Bible is unique in that it carefully examines the various genres of literature in the Bible while also explaining how to interpret each within its proper context. Taking a faith-friendly approach to historically based interpretation, it shows students how to read the Bible with a keen awareness of the many and profound differences between the modern world and ancient biblical cultures. It explains how ancient societies worked, how documents were created, who preserved them and why, the patriarchal nature of all ancient cultures, and, most importantly, how these cultural characteristics should affect our reading of the Bible.
 
FEATURES
* An exceptionally lucid and dynamic writing style, an eight-page color-photo insert, and helpful maps and charts keep students engaged
* Sample contextual interpretations of biblical passages illustrate foundational hermeneutical principles
* A comprehensive glossary and suggested further readings offer students additional support

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780199340576
    • Manufacturer: Oxford University Press
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780199340576
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2014
    • Format: Paperback
    • Page Count: 304
    • Author: Ben Witherington III
    • Width: 6.70 inches
    • Height: 1.10 inches
    • Length: 9.60 inches
    • Weight: 1.75 pounds
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