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 booklet just like the Bible should be an intimidating job. expectantly, this ebook will demystify or make simpler the duty of Biblical interpretation for the layperson (or seminarian) by means of a convenient and noteworthy acronym 'SCAR'--where S capability sitting with the textual content to hear the Biblical author's phrases again and again; the place C potential the literary and cultural-historical contexts; the place a method research; and eventually, the place R skill God's Redemptive therapy. Readers are handled to a few obtainable conception at the back of Biblical interpretation partly 1 and examples partially 2, the place SCAR is utilized on to outdated testomony and New testomony texts.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 identified; so, my prayer for you is this small e-book in addition to the genuine Biblical Interpreter, the Holy Spirit, will enormously and patiently escort you during this exercise so you fall extra in love with our appealing and gracious God who is familiar with and loves you in detail. and will your starting 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 people who starvation, thirst or simply ask yourself what the Bible is all approximately. Luke's outstanding burden to assist and deal with others crystallizes during this paintings of educational compassion. i'm so thankful for Luke's very good 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 consultant to Biblical Interpretation is a profound, principled, functional, and, at many issues, own primer that might motivate exegetes within the pulpit and the pew to discover the valuable fact of the Bible extra successfully. . . . this useful consultant will assuage the fears, sharpen the focal point, and give a boost to the religion of starting or complicated scholars of the Bible who wish to draw nearer in head, middle, and hand to the only the Bible publicizes as either author 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 college (St. Charles, MO) within the school's Christian Ministry stories application. ahead of 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 value 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 desktop 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 office

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