Abusing Scripture: The Consequences of Misreading the Bible by Manfred Brauch PDF

By Manfred Brauch

almost all Christians realize the centrality of the Bible to their religion. but many Christians misquote and misapply Scripture frequently. usually those people who are such a lot obsessed with the authority of the Bible are on the maximum loss by way of knowing its message in actual fact and utilising it faithfully. Professor Manfred Brauch believes this type of wrong interpretation and alertness of Scripture is a detriment to the integrity of our Christian witness and contributes to profound misunderstandings in Christian trust and practice.

In this sensible publication written with the non-specialist in brain, Manfred Brauch identifies and corrects a few simple error that interpret and practice biblical texts in ways in which distort their that means and message. Chapters discover problems with context, style, consistency, writer rationale and different vital concerns, addressing not only the act of interpretation, but additionally the attitudes in the back of the methods we elect to use Scripture.

Whether you lead a biblical studies or small crew, are a pastor or Sunday tuition instructor, are engaged in biblical research at a school or seminary, or are only a daily Christian who desires to know how to interpret God's note good and realize sturdy interpretation (or the inability therof) in case you come across it, this crucial publication might be a useful guide.

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