About Bible Interpretation
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Eight Rules of Interpretation
"...the Eight Rules of Interpretation used by legal experts for more than 2500 years.
- From "Who Said Women Can't Teach?" by Charles Bromley.
The Critical Study of Biblical Literature: exegesis and hermeneutics Extensive entry in the Encyclopædia Britannica
The Eight Rules of Interpretation An expanded version, by a different author.
Figures of Speech Understanding idioms as used in Scripture. By Robert L. Bradshaw.
The Holy Spirit and Hermeneutics A look at the role of the Holy Spirit in relation to the interpretation of Scripture. By Daniel B. Wallace, Ph.D. Associate Professor of New Testament Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary
Ignorant and Unenlightened If a concept is nowhere mentioned in the Bible (like "Trinity"), does that mean it's not a Biblical concept and is therefore false? By Greg Koukl
Interpreting the Biblical Wisdom Literature by Robert Bradshaw
Interpreting the New Testament Letters by Robert Bradshaw
Interpreting Old Testament Law by Robert Bradshaw
Language Robert Bradshaw on the study of words and their meaning.
Rightly Interpreting the Bible by Dr. Ron Rhodes
The Role of the Holy Spirit in the Inspiration and Illumination of Scripture by Robert Bradshaw
Science, Subjectivity And Scripture (Is Biblical Interpretation "Scientific"?) by Greg Bahsen
Scripture Twisting Methods of the Cults James Sire shows how cults misinterpret and twist the Word of God.
Studies in Hermeneutics By Robert Bradshaw.
Why do spirit-filled Christians interpret scripture differently? By Ron Rhodes
A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible: Playing by the Rules by Robert Stein
Exegetical Fallacies by D.A. Carson
The Hermeneutical Spiral : A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation by Grant Osborne
How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth : A Guide to Understanding the Bible by Gordon Fee
Introduction to Biblical Interpretation by William Klein, Craig Blomberg, and Robert Hubbard
Scripture Twisting : Twenty Ways the Cults Misread the Bible by James W. Sire. Read an excerpt.
Basic of Bible Interpretation by Bob Smith, associate pastor of Peninsula Bible Church of Palo Alto, California. Covers the interpetive principles, the interpretive process, figurative language, Biblical languages and structural analysis. Very helpful. Available in HTML and Adobe's PDF format.
Biblical Hermeneutics The purpose of Andrew Simeon Kulikovsky's extensive site is "to present a comprehensive and coherent methodology for Biblical interpretation."
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