Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes Paperback
Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible
by E. Randolph Richards, Brandon J. O'Brien;
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Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes
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Biblical scholars Brandon O'Brien and Randy Richards shed light on the ways that Western readers often misunderstand the cultural dynamics of the Bible. They identify nine key areas where modern Westerners have significantly different assumptions about what might be going on in a text. Drawing on their own crosscultural experience in global mission, O'Brien and Richards show how better self-awareness and understanding of cultural differences in language, time and social mores allow us to see the Bible in fresh and unexpected ways.
Getting beyond our own cultural assumptions is increasingly important for being Christians in our interconnected and globalized world. Learn to read Scripture as a member of the global body of Christ.
Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes by E. Randolph Richards, Brandon J. O'Brien was published by IVP (USA) in November 2012 and is our 4451st best seller. The ISBN for Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes is 9780830837823.
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"A fascinating guide for any serious Bible reader! Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes reveals the 'habits of the mind' that might blind us to the Bible's intended message. Richards and O'Brien unpack the intricacies and nuances of cultural communication to help people better understand the Bible. To help you know--and live--the Christian life more faithfully."
Details for Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes
|Page last updated||17th November 2016|
|Author / Artist||E. Randolph Richards, Brandon J. O'Brien|
|Book Format||Paperback / softback|
|Publisher||IVP (USA) (November 2012)|
|Number of Pages||240|