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Overview In "How to Understand the Bible", Ewert shares guidelines on studying the Scriptures, which can help readers avoid serious pitfalls in interpreting and applying the Bible. Dealing with many typical questions, it explains literary forms, idioms, and figures of speech from ancient cultures so readers can catch meanings for today.
Publishers Description In 13 chapters, David Ewert shares guidelines on studying the Scriptures. He explains literary forms, idioms, and figures of speech from ancient cultures for today's readers. 244 pages.
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More About David Ewert
The late David Ewert was professor emeritus and retired as president of Mennonite Brethren Bible College in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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Simple overview of biblical texts Jan 19, 2007
This is a good entry level book to study more about the Bible. His methods are simple and easy to understand. His survey of the texts and introducing the reader to different writing styles helps anyone to gain a deeper knowledge of the texts.
This is written from a Mennonite perspective, and it shows. That is not a bad thing, just something to be aware of. I would recommend this text to someone who wants to study more about the Bible with a basic level of understanding. This is not a difficult text and will help those who know very little about the background of biblical texts.