- Paperback: 458 pages
- Publisher: Christian Publishing House (July 06, 2022)
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 978-1-945757-07-5
- ISBN-10: 1-945757-07-8
- Product Dimensions: 6" x 9"
"INTERPRETING THE BIBLE: Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics" is a seminal book crafted by Edward D. Andrews to guide students, ministers, and anyone interested in understanding the Bible more deeply. This book is unique in its approach, as it not only delves into the principles of biblical interpretation inherent in the Bible but also paves the way for readers to interpret, teach, and preach God's Word with profound insight.
Understanding the Bible goes beyond surface reading—it requires a careful analysis of its genres, historical context, and language. This book serves as a foundational guide for such an examination, requiring no prior understanding of biblical languages or hermeneutics, yet empowering the reader with a working knowledge of biblical interpretation.
"Biblical Hermeneutics," as Andrews elucidates, is both a science and an art, forming a crucial component of theological sciences. This truth is particularly salient for conservative Protestantism, which holds the Bible as the sole authoritative voice of God to mankind.
In "INTERPRETING THE BIBLE: Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics," Andrews sheds light on the multifaceted nature of biblical interpretation. He instructs readers on how to discern the various biblical genres and understand the original meanings intended by the Bible authors from a conservative grammatical-historical perspective. But more than that, he guides readers on how to apply these timeless truths to their own lives.
This book is more than a guide; it's an invitation to journey deeper into the realms of biblical understanding. It is a must-read for anyone who seeks to broaden their comprehension of the Bible, interpret its sacred teachings accurately, and apply its profound wisdom to everyday life.
EDWARD D. ANDREWS (AS in Criminal Justice, BS in Religion, MA in Biblical Studies, and MDiv in Theology) is CEO and President of Christian Publishing House. He has authored over 220+ books. In addition, Andrews is the Chief Translator of the Updated American Standard Version (UASV).