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How to Read the Bible as Literature

And Get More Out of It
  • By Ryken Leland
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Why the Good Book Is a Great Read If you want to rightly understand the Bible, you must begin by recognizing what it is: a composite of literary styles. It is meant to be read, not just interpreted. The Bible s truths are embedded like jewels in the rich strata of story and poetry, metaphor and proverb, parable and letter, satire and symbolism. Paying attention to the literary form of a passage will help you understand the meaning and truth of that passage. How to Read the Bible as Literature takes you through the various literary forms used by the biblical authors. This book will help you read the Bible with renewed appreciation and excitement and gain a more profound grasp of its truths. Designed for maximum clarity and usefulness, How to Read the Bible as Literature includes * sidebar captions to enhance organization * wide margins ideal for note taking * suggestions for further reading * appendix: "The Allegorical Nature of the Parables" * indexes of persons and subjects

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780310390213
    • Manufacturer: Zondervan
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780310390213
    • ISBN 10: 0310390214
    • Publication Date: 12/01/1984
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Ryken Leland
    • Page Count: 208
    • Width: 5.32 inches
    • Height: 0.56 inches
    • Length: 8.12 inches
    • Weight: 0.36 pounds
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