Item description for Taking the Bible Seriously: Honest Differences about Biblical Interpretation by J. Benton White...
Overview The author surveys the many Protestant approaches to the Bible and then focuses on the issues raised by modernists and fundamentalists in this century. He gives special attention to the Protestants' struggle with the question of how the Bible should be understood, focuses on Martin's Luther's affirmation of the "Protestant principle", and follows with a debate.
Publishers Description J. Benton White claims that both modernists and fundamentalists believe in the Bible and take it seriously. Here he surveys the many Protestant approaches to the Bible and then focuses on the issues raised by each group during this century. He gives special attention to Protestants' struggle with the question of how the Bible should be understood. By doing so, he helps individuals examine this crucial question and allows them to draw their own conclusions. White focuses on Martin Luther's affirmation of the "Protestant principle" of the Bible alone, then follows debate up to the present.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.93" Width: 5.95" Height: 0.58" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1993
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664254527 ISBN13 9780664254520
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More About J. Benton White
White is Professor of Religious Studies, San Jose State University, San Jose, California.
J. Benton White currently resides in San Jose, in the state of California. J. Benton White was born in 1951.