Doing Bible Interpretation!

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Doing Bible Interpretation!: Making the Bible Come Alive for Yourself and Your People

Larry W. Caldwell. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016.

Reviewed by Geoff Hartt, director, Hispanics for Christ; adjunct faculty, North Portland Bible College.


Why do we need another book on Bible interpretation?

Don’t we have enough books explaining the philosophy and mechanics of how to understand and teach the Bible? The simple answer is, no we don’t. The problem is that most texts are academic, Western-oriented, and dependent upon extra-biblical resources (concordances, commentaries, lexicons, etc.). Non-seminary trained leaders and those in the Global South without access to hermeneutical tools are left without a methodology they can actually use.

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