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By Manfred Brauch

nearly all Christians realize the centrality of the Bible to their religion. but many Christians misquote and misapply Scripture frequently. frequently those who find themselves such a lot obsessed with the authority of the Bible are on the maximum loss in terms of knowing its message essentially and utilizing it faithfully. Professor Manfred Brauch believes this sort of wrong interpretation and alertness of Scripture is a detriment to the integrity of our Christian witness and contributes to profound misunderstandings in Christian trust and practice.

In this functional ebook written with the non-specialist in brain, Manfred Brauch identifies and corrects a couple of simple blunders that interpret and follow biblical texts in ways in which distort their that means and message. Chapters discover problems with context, style, consistency, writer motive and different vital issues, addressing not only the act of interpretation, but additionally the attitudes in the back of the methods we decide to use Scripture.

Whether you lead a biblical studies or small team, are a pastor or Sunday university instructor, are engaged in biblical research at a school or seminary, or are only a regular Christian who desires to know the way to interpret God's notice good and realize solid interpretation (or the shortcoming therof) if you come across it, this crucial e-book might be a useful guide.

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