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Understanding Scripture How to Read and Study the Bible

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ISBN-10: 1565638166

ISBN-13: 9781565638167

Edition: N/A

Authors: A. Mickelsen, Alvera M. Mickelsen

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List price: $14.95
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers Marketing, LLC
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

A. Berkeley Mickelsen† was Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Bethel Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and was the author of Interpreting the Bible. Alvera M. Mickelsen was formerly an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Bethel College before retiring. She received her M.S.J. from Northewestern University in Illinois.

Prefacep. vii
Abbreviationsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
What Can We Expect from Bible Study?p. 5
How Can We Know What the Bible Means?p. 14
What Makes the Bible Different?p. 23
What to Look for in Bible Translationsp. 33
How the Bible Was Written and Compiledp. 46
The Life and Times of Bible Peoplep. 53
What Is This Passage Talking About?p. 61
The Bible Is Rich in Figurative Languagep. 70
Parables and Allegoriesp. 79
What Were the Prophets Saying?p. 86
The Language of Genesis and Revelationp. 101
Understanding the Poetry of the Biblep. 114
How Do We Build Doctrine and Theology?p. 124
Bringing It All Togetherp. 132
Bibliographyp. 135
Indexp. 137
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