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Understanding and Applying the Bible, Revised and UpdatedRobertson McQuilkinMoody Publishers / 2009 / Trade Paperback$11.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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Unlocking the Gospels: Five Keys for Biblical InterpretationThomas CorleyLiturgical Press / 2004 / Trade Paperback$3.56 Retail:
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BASIC BIBLE INTERPRETATION
Can the Bible really be understood?
Are Old Testament prophecies relevant for today?
How can I understand the symbolism of the Book of Revelation?
What is the relationship of the Old Testament to the New Testament?
Why study Bible interpretation? Dr. Roy Zuck points out that it is essential for understanding and teaching the Bible properly, essential as a step beyond observation, and essential for applying the Bible correctly.
He discusses the challenges of Bible interpretation, considers the problems of Bible interpretation, explores the history of Bible interpretation, and defines key terms--all in a practical, down-to-earth way.
Though Dr. Zuck's many years of teaching and scholarship are evident in this book, he has written in language understandable to all who are serious about bible study and who want to know better what Scripture means.
Basic Bible Interpretation lives up to its title. It deals with the basics and doesn't confuse the reader with extraneous material. It focuses on the bible as the Word of God and handles that Word with "reverence and godly fear." It tells us how to interpret this marvelous Book, and even gives the reader opportunity to put the principles into practice. In every way, this book is a practical tool for the serious student who wants to study the Bible and apply its truths.
Warren W. Wiersbe
Author, Conference Speaker
Having taught and written in the area of hermeneutics for almost thirty years, I am convinced that there is no more important course in the seminary curriculum for training in the scriptures. As Roy Zuck has so ably demonstrated, we cannot know the message of the bible for today until we know its meaning.
Dr. Zuck's work is intensely biblical and comprehensive but at the same time it is simple and uncomplicated. This is a book we have needed for many years and I praise the Lord that it is now available.
Earl D. Radmacher
Chancellor, Professor of Systematic Theology
At last! A book on hermeneutics you can understand. Dr. Zuck has drawn heavily on his many years of teaching in the seminary classroom to present an excellent treatise on biblical interpretation. While this book will be well received in the classroom, it is one that I will be wholeheartedly recommending to my congregation. While the scholarship is clearly present, it is nevertheless most readable and understandable by the average layperson. This book will make a valuable contribution to your ability to comprehend the Scriptures.
Louis A. Barbieri
Des Plaines Bible Church
Des Plaines, Illinois
Pastor JimMaricopa, AZAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Very GoodNovember 9, 2013Pastor JimMaricopa, AZAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is a very good introduction to Interpretation. It is really reader friendly. Holds to a high view of Scripture. It covers a wide ranges of issues in understanding and interpreting the Bible--including literalness, cultural bridges, figures of speech, types and symbols. He also deals with types of interpretations. As well as the qualification of the interpreter and the work of the Holy Spirit. A brief history of Interpretation. It will give the reader the basics of interpretation in a readable, understandable way. Should be on your bookshelf.
Larry SWisconsinAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5April 5, 2011Larry SWisconsinAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5A very well written teaching tool by Mr. Zuck. For the beginning student or advanced, this book will cover all you need to know about hermeneutics. I recommmend it for anyone's bookshelf it's a book that you will go back to to brush up or maybe even see things in a new light after some study time in the scriptures.
R. Greene5 Stars Out Of 5March 27, 2009R. GreeneExcellent..Zuck does a brilliant job training proper Biblical exegesis. Written techical enough to be used as a Bible college textbook but understandable enough to be used as a Sunday School primer. A book that should be on every scholars bookcase and reread often. The timeless principles of Bible intrepration is more needed today than ever before.
Alfredo I. Cortez, Jr.5 Stars Out Of 5February 26, 2008Alfredo I. Cortez, Jr.This is an excellent treatment of biblical interpretation. I highly recommend this book to any serious student of the Scriptures. Get this for your pastor if you want to see your church grow spiritually! A must have book for your library.