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Dr Richard Briggs is Tutor in Old Testament and Hermeneutics and Associate MA Director at Cranmer Hall . This is a very useful aid for those attempting to grapple with a very complex question - how to make good sense of the Bible.

Dr Richard Briggs is Tutor in Old Testament and Hermeneutics and Associate MA Director at Cranmer Hall, Durham University. He has worked with Operation Mobilisation in Belgium, done pastoral work in London, and taught at All Nations Christian College. His Phd at Nottingham University looked at 'speech-act' theory as part of hermeneutics. He has also written 'It's been a quiet week in the global village' (Triangle) and 'Reading the Bible wisely (SPCK). He is married with two children.

Light to Live by book. Richard S. Briggs (PhD, University of Nottingham) is director of biblical studies and hermeneutics at Cranmer Hall, St. John’s College, University of Durham in Durham, England

Light to Live by book. Explains principles of biblical interpretation. John’s College, University of Durham in Durham, England. He is the author of several books.

He has also written 'It's been a quiet week in the global village' (Triangle) and 'Reading the Bible wisely (SPCK).

More by Richard S. Briggs. Be an Expert in 137 Minutes in Interpreting the Bible. Virtuous Reader, The : Old Testament Narrative and Interpretive Virtue.

By consulting with others, by examining the word again, and by seeking God and his illumination I can only hope to arrive at the best possible conclusion about a passage. Dictionary of Bible Terms. How to Interpret the Bible. Is the Bible inspired? Bible Chronology of the Old Testament. 10. What have I learned and what must I apply to my life? Interpretation of scripture is for a purpose: To understand God’s word more accurately.

Here is a book to help you to understand the bible. As for interpreting the bible, don’t. e w bullinger how to enjoy the bible. When I was a kid going to vacation bible school the teacher read Genesis 1:16, And God made two great lights, and then added The sun and the moon. Well, even when I was a kid I knew the moon is not a light, so I never wanted to learn anything more from that phony. If you don’t know what you are trying to teach you will get the same reaction. Practice admitting I don’t know when it is appropriate.

How Should We Interpret the Bible, Part 1: Principles for . God’s Word should be a lamp to our feet and a light to our path, giving understanding to the simple. How could it be or do any of these things if it is not clear?

How Should We Interpret the Bible, Part 1: Principles for Understanding God’s Word. by Tim Chaffey on February 22, 2011. Bible-believing Christians generally follow a method of interpretation known as the al approach. That is, we try to find the plain (literal) meaning of the words based on an understanding of the historical and cultural settings in which the book was written. How could it be or do any of these things if it is not clear?

Biblical interpretation expert Richard S. Briggs presents a rich and thought-provoking portrait, or series of portraits, of the kind of character most needed to be a good reader of the Old Testament

Biblical interpretation expert Richard S. Briggs presents a rich and thought-provoking portrait, or series of portraits, of the kind of character most needed to be a good reader of the Old Testament. He highlights the moral character or virtues most appropriate to the varied tasks of reading the Old Testament, provides insight on theological interpretation, and examines five ways the Old Testament improves our ability to read Scripture well.

The first principle of inductive Bible study is observation. Interpret Scripture literally. God spoke to us that we might know truth. Unless the author of a particular book indicates that there is another meaning to what he says, let the passage speak for itself. Read below to learn more about the second principle of inductive Bible study, which is interpretation. Therefore, take the Word of God at face value–in its natural, normal sense. Precept Ministries International was founded by n Bible teacher Kay Arthur, along with her husband, Jack, with the vision to establish people in God’s Word.

Explains principles of biblical interpretation.
Light to Live by: How to Interpret the Bible download epub
Bible Study & Reference
Author: Richard Briggs
ISBN: 184427201X
Category: Christian Books & Bibles
Subcategory: Bible Study & Reference
Language: English
Publisher: Scripture Union (December 5, 2005)
Pages: 96 pages