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The Resource How to Read the Bible : history, prophecy, literature-- why modern readers need to know the difference, and what it means for faith today, Steven L. McKenzie

How to Read the Bible : history, prophecy, literature-- why modern readers need to know the difference, and what it means for faith today, Steven L. McKenzie

Label
How to Read the Bible : history, prophecy, literature-- why modern readers need to know the difference, and what it means for faith today
Title
How to Read the Bible
Title remainder
history, prophecy, literature-- why modern readers need to know the difference, and what it means for faith today
Statement of responsibility
Steven L. McKenzie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Those who believe in the literal truth of the Bible and those who fundamentally distrust it are at opposite ends of the belief spectrum. Steven McKenzie argues that both camps are operating under a basic misunderstanding of the nature of the texts collected in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKenzie, Steven L.
Dewey number
220.6
Index
index present
LC call number
BS475.3
LC item number
.M38 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
How to Read the Bible : history, prophecy, literature-- why modern readers need to know the difference, and what it means for faith today, Steven L. McKenzie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-203) and index
Contents
Introduction: Jonah and genre -- Not exactly as it happened : historiography in the Bible -- Forthtelling, nor foretelling : biblical prophecy -- Life's real questions : wisdom literature and the Bible -- Not the end of the world as we know it : wisdom literature in the Bible -- Issues in the churches : the letters of the New Testament
Control code
ocm57731099
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
207 p.
Isbn
9780195383300
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005003875
System control number
(OCoLC)57731099
Label
How to Read the Bible : history, prophecy, literature-- why modern readers need to know the difference, and what it means for faith today, Steven L. McKenzie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-203) and index
Contents
Introduction: Jonah and genre -- Not exactly as it happened : historiography in the Bible -- Forthtelling, nor foretelling : biblical prophecy -- Life's real questions : wisdom literature and the Bible -- Not the end of the world as we know it : wisdom literature in the Bible -- Issues in the churches : the letters of the New Testament
Control code
ocm57731099
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
207 p.
Isbn
9780195383300
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005003875
System control number
(OCoLC)57731099

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