Interpreting the Bible: Approaching the Text in Preparation for Preaching  -     By: Mary Foskett
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Interpreting the Bible: Approaching the Text in Preparation for Preaching

Augsburg Fortress / 2009 / Paperback

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* A succinct introduction to the art of preaching God's Word. Providing a user-friendly method for doing exegesis within a congregational context, Foskett examines traditional and current approaches to biblical interpretation and relates them directly to the dynamics that shape sermon preparation, including the preacher's engagement with the text, the author's context, and the congregation's needs. 96 pages, softcover from Fortress.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Augsburg Fortress
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0800663543
ISBN-13: 9780800663544
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Series: Elements of Preaching

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This volume provides preaching students and clergy with introductory knowledge of current approaches and methods in biblical studies, familiarity with the questions and aims that pertain to them, and facility with various methods of biblical exegesis. Approaches to biblical interpretation are then examined in light of the questions and concerns that arise specifically in the context of preaching. Methods of biblical interpretation are reviewed and explained in succinct fashion and related directly to the dynamics that give rise to the sermon and shape exegesis for sermon preparation, namely, the preacher's engagement with the text, the author's context, and the congregation. This volume enables preachers to approach the biblical text with greater clarity.

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