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Overview This compilation of the authors' popular trilogy shows how the tools of observation, interpretation, and application form the backbone of Bible study for lay people, Bible students, and seminarians.
Publishers Description Studying, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible combines into one volume the popular trilogy by Walter Henrichsen and Gayle Jackson: - A Layman's Guide to Studying the Bible - A Layman's Guide to Interpreting the Bible - A Layman's Guide to Applying the Bible This book will help students as well as ministers, young people and old alike, as they learn to study Scripture more easily and conveniently. The chapters on studying the Bible help the beginning or experienced Bible student mine God's Word for its riches through verse analysis, chapter analysis, the overview of a book, the study of a topic, and the study of Bible characters (including charts, diagrams, and other helpful illustrations). The unit on interpreting the Bible explains Bible interpretation based on grammar, history, and theology. The section on applying the Bible moves beyond study to life applications, enabling a person to - be motivated to make personal application - move beyond a 'to do' list to an internal desire to obey - consider the risks involved in obeying - use specific application principles
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Jun 12, 1990
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
ISBN 0310377811 ISBN13 9780310377818 UPC 025986377816
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More About Walter A. Henrichsen & Gayle Jackson
Walter A. Henrichsen is a graduate of Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, and an ordained minister. He has served with the Navigators and is the author of a number of books, including the daily devotional "Thoughts from the Diary of a Desperate Man." Involved in helping business and professional men integrate their Christian faith with their vocation, he continues to minister nationally and internationally. He and his wife, Leette, live in San Diego, California. They are the parents of four grown children.
Reviews - What do customers think about Studying, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible?
Good book Feb 1, 2007
I had to have this for a class I was taking, so I probably would not have ordered it otherwise. The author takes a rather scientific approach to study, which may appeal to some. While not my preferred methodology, it still holds some good insights.
Good into for Bible study Aug 12, 2004
This was a book that I had picked up for a class at Moody. I must say it went very well with their supplement material for a college class. It takes the student through the process of what to look for how too pull out key text, how to hold thing in context, how to cross reference, background, and a whole lot more. I recommend this book for any one who wants a strait forward look at basic Bible study. If you are looking for a book a little deeper on the hermeneutical side of things this may not be for you. However it does go into a little detail on hermeneutics toured the end and can definitely help prepare you for something a little deeper.
The Bible was written to ordinary people, like you and me. Jan 13, 2004
No book of the Bible has as its subtitle, "For theologians." Every book of the Bible was written by men under inspiration of the Holy Spirit and it was expected that ordinary men and women would be able to read, understand, and follow the commands in it. However, it was written in another language, another culture, and another time. Jackson and Henrichsen have written a well documented, well laid out book that explores the basic principles of how to Observe what the Bible says, Interpret what it means in any culture, in English, and to apply it in the 21st Century. They do not tell you, per se, what it means. They teach you how to discover that for yourself -- not through just one method, but through several. This is a basic, easy to follow book that is good for anybody who wants to understand the Bible, or understand it better.