"How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth"--A Review Book Review by hicaliber

This paper reviews the contemporary evangelical Christian book "How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth," by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart.
# 94760 | 1,546 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper reviews "How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth" which gives the layman an introduction to evangelical Christian Biblical hermeneutics. In their discussion of the Bible, authors Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart give special stress to the literary qualities of different sections of the Bible and the uniqueness of different Biblical genres. The authors attempt to provide clarity to debates whether the Bible should be taken literally within the evangelical community, stressing that genre is key to understanding how literally certain passages should be understood. The paper concludes by stating that this book is a good introduction for ordinary believers who wish to learn more about the original context of the Bible.

Introduction: Summary
Summary: Issues Addressed
Summary: Major Themes
Analysis: Point of View, Ideological and Implicit and Explicit Perspective
What Kind of Evidence do they bring to Support their Viewpoint? Is it Adequate?
Analysis How Clear is the Argument? Does it Flow Logically? Are there Gaps, Inconsistencies, or Contradictions in the Discussion or Argument?
Conclusion: Of what Value is Book? What Does it Add to the Discourse?

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Fee, Gordon D. & Douglas Stuart. How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. New York: Zondervan Publishing Company, 1993.

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