Item description for Opening Scripture: A Hermeneutical Manual by Patrick Fairbairn...
Patrick Fairbairn (1805-1874) was a gifted and faithful servant of Christ best known for his commentaries and works on Prophecy and Typology. This lesser known work deserves a plave alongside those other great works. Roger Nicole contends: "It is high time that in the midst of controversies in which all kinds of accusations are leveled against the use of the Old Testament by New Testament authors the painstaking work of Patrick Fairbairn and his monumental scholarship be once again taken into consideration." Sinclair Ferguson says, "I have a copy of Fairbairn and often wondered why it hasn't been reprinted . . . I suspect the title has put publishers off (hermeneutical plus manual being a bit much for today's readers ). I think Fairbairn was really an extraordinarily able man and a great servant of the church . . . so I'm enthusiastic about this reprint "
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 1.25" Weight: 1.97 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2004
Publisher Solid Ground Christian Books
ISBN 193247451X ISBN13 9781932474510
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More About Patrick Fairbairn
Patrick Fairbairn (1805-1874) was born in Berwickshire, Scotland, studied at Edinburgh University, and was an outstanding scholar among Scottish Presbyterians. After 27 years in pastoral service, he served three years as divinity professor at the Free Church College in Aberdeen before becoming principal of the Free Church College, Glasgow, for 18 years until his death. He is the author of Commentary on Ezekiel and The Pastoral Epistles.
Patrick Fairbairn was born in 1805 and died in 1874.