Let the Reader Understand: A Guide to Interpreting and Applying the Bible  -     By: Dan G. McCartney, Charles Clayton
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Let the Reader Understand: A Guide to Interpreting and Applying the Bible

P & R Publishing / 2002 / Paperback

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For many people, interpreting the Bible is the art of making it say what they want. Even scholars often treat interpretation as a subjective exercise, not the search for true, objective meaning of texts. But hasn't God spoken definitively in Scripture? Shouldn't we be able to arrive at a good and true interpretation? Convinced that God wants us to understand his Word in all its literary genres, Dan McCartney and Charles Clayton have provided a thorough, readable introduction to biblical interpretation, now updated in this second edition to address post-modern approaches.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 376
Vendor: P & R Publishing
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0875525164
ISBN-13: 9780875525167
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After laying the necessary foundation, Let the Reader Understand provides examples of how, and how not, to interpret Scripture. It suggests ways to understand the Bible’s various literary genres: theological history, law, poetry, prophecy, parables, epistles, and apocalyptic. And it demonstrates how to apply Scripture to worship, witness, and guidance. This new edition discusses trends and movements influencing biblical interpretation during the last ten years. The first edition was published by Victor Books in 1994.

Author Bio

Dan McCartney (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament Interpretation at Redeemer Seminary in Dallas. He is the author of Why Does it Have to Hurt? and is a contributor to several reference works. Charles Clayton (MAR, Westminster Theological Seminary) is a leadership consultant in the UK and has been executive director of organizations in the UK and Middle East.

Editorial Reviews

A fresh and insightful study of hermeneutics. This work is scintillating in its scholarship.
The best introduction to biblical hermeneutics for serious seminarians and other students of the Bible . . . Each section presents profound concepts simply and clearly.
A comprehensive yet understandable presentation of the interpretive process.
Skillfully combines the ingredients of reliable scholarship and practical wisdom, . . . a work which students at all levels will want to turn to again and again.
An intelligible and comprehensive textbook on hermeneutics. But it goes beyond that and shows how the Bible ought to be used in worship, in witness, and for personal guidance.

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