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How to Read the Bible in Changing Times: Understanding and Applying God's Word Today

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How can we interpret God's Word in rapidly changing 21st-century life? Offering relevant illustrations, Strauss shows how to determine a biblical text's meaning in its original context; identify culturally relative features; understand what Scripture teaches about God, his will, and purposes; and apply spiritual truths to contemporary issues---even if the Bible doesn't directly address them. 208 pages, softcover from Baker.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Baker Books
Publication Date: 2011
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ISBN: 0801072832
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Many find it difficult to take words that were written thousands of years ago and apply them to twenty-first-century life in the Western world. How do we read God's unchanging Word in a world that is increasingly defined by change?

How to Read the Bible in Changing Times shows everyday Christians how to interpret and apply the Scriptures regardless of time and culture. Rather than seeing the Bible as a magic answer book, a list of commands to obey, or a series of promises to claim, this insightful book allows the Bible to retain its identity as a complex, inspired document while showing that the truth it contains is relevant and life-changing. It shows the reader how to

determine the meaning of the text in its original context
identify culturally relative features
understand what the text teaches about God, his will, and his purposes
apply the truths discovered to contemporary life situations

It even shows readers how to discern God's will on the many modern issues that the Bible does not directly address.

Author Bio

Mark L. Strauss (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary. He is the author of several books, including Distorting Scripture? The Challenge of Bible Translation and Gender Accuracy and Four Portraits, One Jesus: An Introduction to Jesus and the Gospels. His professional associations include the Evangelical Theological Society, the Institute for Biblical Research, and the Society of Biblical Literature. He lives in California.

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    I would highly recommend this book for any believer looking to improve their understanding and application of the Bible. This book would be very helpful for the younger Christian to seminary student alike. I like the author's presentation of the importance of understanding the context of a passage- that is its context in the chapter, book, and Bible as a whole. The author writes with great clarity and insight.
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