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  1. Biblical Hermeneutics, Second Edition: A Comprehensive Introduction to Interpreting Scripture
    Biblical Hermeneutics, Second Edition: A Comprehensive Introduction to Interpreting Scripture
    Bruce Corley, S. Lemke, G. Lovejoy
    B&H Books / 2002 / Trade Paperback
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    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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  1. Leesville, SC
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
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    April 1, 2017
    Jimmy Reagan
    Leesville, SC
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This volume on biblical hermeneutics, edited by Bruce Corley, Steve Lemke, and Grant Lovejoy, is offered up as a comprehensive introduction to interpreting Scripture. Its approach is different than many such volumes in that each chapter is written by scholarly expert in that field. Usually, one or only a few contribute to such a book. The book is divided into five parts presented in the logical order of how to study the Bible, biblical hermeneutics in history, the authority, inspiration, and language of Scripture, the genres of Scripture, and going from exegesis to proclamation. The book is aimed at students and ministers and has been widely used as a textbook.

    The book begins with a fine primer for exegesis to help those with little background and to define the keywords any student will need to know in the subject. As with each chapter, the contributor provides a bibliography for further study. Chapter 2 explains the grammatical historical method and puts this book on a firm conservative foundation. From there, inductive Bible study methods are explained.

    The next section covers biblical hermeneutics in history in eight chapters. While that might be more history than some would want, it covers all the bases and is well done. Part 3 brings in the often-forgotten subject of the authority and inspiration of Scripture and introduces us to textual criticism.

    One of the best sections of this book is part 4 where the genres of Scripture are discussed in seven chapters. To my mind, this is where the student most often needs help and theyve gone out of their way in this book to provide it. Biblical hermeneutics that doesnt go on to preaching is rather pointless, so the final five chapters teach us how to take the hermeneutic process and translate it into biblical preaching.

    This book is a solid effort. I prefer it as a secondary resource as it complements well with other volumes that might have gaps. This volume is well worth securing.

    I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255.
  2. Bahia, Ba
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    relevante, abrangente e de fácil compreensão.
    March 29, 2012
    Pr Isael Costa
    Bahia, Ba
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    De fato, o conteúdo do livro justifica o seu título. A distribuição temática e abordagens metodológicas acrescidas, dentre outros, de orientações quanto aos caminhos interpretativos atribuem a ele uma forte característica pragmática. A obra faz a apresentação de objetos técnicos e relevantes numa linguagem acessível e acomodada a um nível bastante elementar, tornando-o, portanto, de fácil compreensão ao pesquisador ora iniciante nos estudos.
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    Finally! Some explanation!!
    February 8, 2011
    momtogijot
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Fantastic (did I just say that?) textbook on basic hermeneutics. Requires thinking but has been well worth the purchase.
  4. Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    November 4, 2008
    D.h. Friesen
    Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    This is the text book I'm using for a degree program. I have enjoyed it immensely, especially the chapter on the NT use of the OT. This is not totally new material for me, but the author walked me through in a way that was logical and reasonably thorough for someone who is limited to the English language, and expanded my understanding by at least double on that chapter alone.
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