A Layperson’s Guide to Biblical Interpretation: A Means to by Luke Brad Bobo,Clarence Dewitt Agan III

By Luke Brad Bobo,Clarence Dewitt Agan III

reading an old publication just like the Bible might be an intimidating activity. optimistically, this publication will demystify or make simpler the duty of Biblical interpretation for the layperson (or seminarian) via a convenient and noteworthy acronym 'SCAR'--where S capability sitting with the textual content to hear the Biblical author's phrases over and over; the place C capability the literary and cultural-historical contexts; the place a method research; and eventually, the place R capacity God's Redemptive therapy. Readers are taken care of to a few available concept at the back of Biblical interpretation partly 1 and examples partially 2, the place SCAR is utilized on to outdated testomony and New testomony texts.

God has published himself at the pages of Scripture. He has published himself simply because he desires to be jealously and desperately recognized; so, my prayer for you is this small publication in addition to the real Biblical Interpreter, the Holy Spirit, will enormously and patiently escort you during this activity so you fall extra in love with our attractive and gracious God who understands and loves you in detail. and will your turning out to be and maturing love for him present itself on your unwavering obedience to him.

"With this article, Dr. Bobo has performed a superb carrier to those that starvation, thirst or simply ask yourself what the Bible is all approximately. Luke's really good burden to aid and deal with others crystallizes during this paintings of educational compassion. i'm so thankful for Luke's first-class writing and Christ-like example."
--Mike Higgins, Dean of scholars, Covenant Theological Seminary; Senior Pastor, South urban Church

"Dr. Luke Bobo's A Layperson's advisor to Biblical Interpretation is a profound, principled, useful, and, at many issues, own primer that might motivate exegetes within the pulpit and the pew to discover the precious fact of the Bible extra successfully. . . . this useful consultant will assuage the fears, sharpen the focal point, and improve the religion of starting or complex scholars of the Bible who wish to draw nearer in head, middle, and hand to the single the Bible announces as either writer and Redeemer."
--T. D. Stubblefield, Senior Pastor-Teacher, First Baptist Church, Chesterfield, Missouri

Luke Bobo serves because the Director of source and Curriculum improvement for Made to Flourish (see madetoflourish.org). He previously labored because the Curriculum Director and Resident Theologian for Biblical enterprise education (Chesterfield, MO) and as an affiliate Professor and division Chair for Lindenwood collage (St. Charles, MO) within the school's Christian Ministry stories application. sooner than Lindenwood, Luke served as Assistant Dean for either the Francis A. Schaeffer Institute and formative years In Ministry Institute at Covenant Theological Seminary. in the course of June 2007, he traveled to Goiania, Goias in Brazil to evangelise and to talk at the significance of contextualizing the gospel. Dr. Bobo holds a PhD in Judaic Studies/Rabbinic Andragogy from the collage of Missouri-St. Louis. He holds a grasp of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary (St. Louis, MO); a MS in electric and laptop Engineering from the college of Missouri-Columbia; and a BS in electric Engineering from the collage of Kansas, Lawrence. Dr. Bobo labored as an electric Engineer for fifteen years ahead of his paintings with the Institutes at Covenant. he's the writer of Living Salty and Light-filled Lives within the place of work

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