Making Sense of the Bible Paperback
Literary Type as an Approach to Understanding
by Marshall D. Johnson;
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Making Sense of the Bible
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In "Making Sense of the Bible" Marshall Johnson gives readers the tools needed to better understand Scripture by teaching them to recognize and handle the diverse kinds of literature that make up the Bible.
Focusing on the eight major literary forms in the Bible - wisdom literature, liturgical materials, quasi-historical material, prophetic writings, collections of laws and precepts, apocalyptic literature, letters, and Gospels - Johnson describes each form's central features and gives readers a sense of what to expect from each literary form and how to approach it.
In addition, helpful appendixes discuss the forms of ancient Hebrew poetry, highlight the major literary types in biblical books, and provide suggestions for further reading.;For inquisitive laypeople or students in search of the original meaning of the Bible, this book provides a thoughtful, concise, and nonsectarian introduction.
Making Sense of the Bible by Marshall D. Johnson was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in May 2002 and is our 37804th best seller. The ISBN for Making Sense of the Bible is 9780802849199.
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|Page last updated||11th August 2017|
|Author / Artist||Marshall D. Johnson|
|Publisher||Eerdmans Publishing Company (May 2002)|
|Number of Pages||172|