Your Guide to Understanding the Bible Understanding the Bible isn't for the few, the gifted, the scholarly. The Bible is accessible. It's meant to be read and comprehended by everyone from armchair readers to seminary students. A few essential insights into the Bible can clear up a lot of misconceptions and help you grasp the meaning of Scripture and its application to your 21st-century life. More than half a million people have turned to How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth to inform their reading of the Bible. This third edition features substantial revisions that keep pace with current scholarship, resources, and culture. Changes include: *Updated language *A new authors' preface *Several chapters rewritten for better readability *Updated list of recommended commentaries and resources Covering everything from translational concerns to different genres of biblical writing, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth is used all around the world. In clear, simple language, it helps you accurately understand the different parts of the Bible--their meaning for ancient audiences and their implications for you today--so you can uncover the inexhaustible worth that is in God's Word.
About the Author
Gordon D. Fee (PhD, University of Southern California) is professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia. Gordon D. Fee es profesor de Nuevo Testamento en el seminario Regent College en Vancouver, Canada y escritor de varios libros. Douglas Stuart (PhD, Harvard University) is professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
This is the 3rd edition of a classic. Fee & Stuart introduce the reader to the importance of exegesis and interpretation. They provide an excellent explanation of translation philosophies and explain the philosophy behind different Bible versions. What follows is an excellent introduction to intepreting literary genres (e.g. law, prophets, psalms, epistles, parables, Revelation). A book that all pastors would benefit from reading...
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