Exercises In Interpreting Scripture Author:John Frederick Jansen "There are many books for laymen on how to interpret the Bible. In this short volume, however, Professor Jansen performs a unique service to the lay student of Scripture. He outlines the task of interpretation, with all its pitfalls and opportunities. He then carries the reader another step by demonstrating the process of Biblical interpretation... more ». Using four difficult, yet highly instructive examples, the author examines each passage in terms of what it meant in the context of its times, and of its larger part. The author then examines what the passage means in today's world. This is a book to assist the layman in developing his own skills of interpretation. It is also a readable and an inspiring treatment of the meaning of God's Word for this generation."
This book outlines the task of Biblical interpretation and demonstrates the process by using four selected passages. Questions for group discussion of each chapter are included.« less