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In this practical, engaging manner, this book provides a survey of the entire Bible, its sections, its books, and its social, religious, and historical contexts. Then it also serves as a primer in the methodologies of biblical interpretation. And last, it is a workbook, giving examples of how to use the background knowledge from the survey and methodological training to examine in some depth a few selected texts.
Using the "three worlds" of the historical background, the literary features, and the interpretive possibilities for the text, this book surveys the major divisions of the Bible and presents examples of how to interpret the Bible using contemporary methodologies.