Item description for Understanding and Applying the Bible by Robertson McQuilkin...
Overview "If the Bible was given to reveal the truth and not hide it, God must intend that we understand it." Hermeneutics has been called "the art of interpretation," but it has come to be perceived as a complicated thing. Combating that notion, Robertson McQuilkin has written a solid introduction to the ins and outs of biblical hermeneutics and how it can be used to interpret the Bible in practical ways.
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Studio: Moody Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 1" Weight: 1.22 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2000
Publisher MOODY PRESS BOOKS #13
ISBN 0802490913 ISBN13 9780802490919
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More About Robertson McQuilkin
ROBERTSON McQUILKIN served as the third president of Columbia International University from 1968 to 1990 and currently serves as the president emeritus. He resigned from the presidency to care for his wife, Muriel, who had reached the stage of Alzheimer s disease in which she needed full-time care. Prior to coming president of CIU, McQuilkin served as headmaster of Ben Lippen School, then for 12 years as a missionary in Japan. McQuilkin s writings have appeared in numerous journals and periodicals. Among the books he has published are Understanding and Applying the Bible, Five Smooth Stones, Life in the Spirit, A Promise Kept, An Introduction to Biblical Ethics, and The Great Omission. In 2003 McQuilkin married Deborah Jones Sink. Between them, Robertson and Deborah have nine children."
Robertson McQuilkin currently resides in Columbia, in the state of South Carolina.
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A help for hermeneutics Jul 25, 2002
Need help understanding what the Bible says? This book is the basics of Hermeneutics (the science of interpretation). It reviews all biblical genres of literature including poetry, prophesy, didactic, and narratives. Also, interpretation is not finished until the interpreter has applied the truths to his own life. This book also shows you how to rightly divide the word of truth in proper application to yourself.
Incredible! Jul 30, 2001
I used this text in a biblical hermenuetics course at my college, and it was one of the most satisfying and meaningful courses I have taken. McQuilkin's book was the basis of it. Clear, insightful, and delightfully correct! Highly recommended.