Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

Written By E. Randolph Richards
Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes
  • Publsiher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 31 July 2012
  • ISBN : 9780830863471
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 12 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes written by E. Randolph Richards which was release on 31 July 2012, this book published by InterVarsity Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Brandon O'Brien and Randy Richards shed light on the ways that Western readers often misunderstand the cultural dynamics of the Bible. Identifying nine areas where commonplaces of modern Western thought diverge with the text, the authors ask us to reconsider long-held opinions about our most beloved book.

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes
  • Author : E. Randolph Richards,Brandon J. O'Brien
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2012-07-31
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780830863471
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Summary : Brandon O'Brien and Randy Richards shed light on the ways that Western readers often misunderstand the cultural dynamics of the Bible. Identifying nine areas where commonplaces of modern Western thought diverge with the text, the authors ask us to reconsider long-held opinions about our most beloved book....

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Summary : Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 There are many differences between cultures, and these are typically easy to spot. However, there are also many differences between languages, and these are often more difficult to spot. #2 The cultural differences between the ancient Israelites ...

Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes
  • Author : E. Randolph Richards,Richard James
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-13
  • Total pages : 304
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Summary : The Bible was written within collectivist cultures, and it's easy for Westerners to misinterpret—or miss—important elements. Combining the expertise of a biblical scholar and a missionary practitioner, this essential guidebook explores the deep social structures of the ancient Mediterranean, stripping away individualist assumptions and helping us read the ...

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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2022-06-17
  • Total pages : 210
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Summary : The refugee that has come to your church, the pastor of the immigrant church in your town, and you yourself all come before the same Bible, even the same verse, and walk away with completely different understandings and applications. In an increasingly globalized and multicultural world, how can we learn ...

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  • Release Date : 2022-05-16
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Themelios is an international, evangelical, peer-reviewed theological journal that expounds and defends the historic Christian faith. Themelios is published three times a year online at The Gospel Coalition (http://thegospelcoalition.org/themelios/) and in print by Wipf and Stock. Its primary audience is theological students and pastors, though scholars read ...

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  • Author : Daniel C. Peterson,Jeffrey M. Bradshaw,Daniel Oswald
  • Publisher : The Interpreter Foundation
  • Release Date : 2014-12-20
  • Total pages : 348
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Summary : This is volume 12 (2014) of Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture published by The Interpreter Foundation. It contains articles on a variety of topics including thoughts on reason and experience, two reviews of Wunderli's An Imperfect Book, a postmodernist reading of 1 and 2 Nephi, axes mundi in Mesoamerica and the Book of ...

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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2022-01-20
  • Total pages : 138
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Summary : Why bother with church? Can’t I follow Jesus on my own? Christians young and old struggle to answer these questions, believing Scripture says little about church life. But the Bible is far from silent. The New Testament envisions a vibrant church of devoted brothers and sisters adopted into God’...

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  • Author : Jayson Georges
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-12
  • Total pages : 176
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Summary : Patronage is a central part of global cultures and the biblical story of God's mission, yet many Westerners misunderstand or ignore this concept. In this resource for ministry practitioners and lay Christians alike, Jayson Georges brings his crosscultural experience and biblical insights to bear on the topic of patronage, with ...

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  • Author : Malcolm A. Jeeves
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-02-25
  • Total pages : 294
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Summary : As we try to understand ourselves and the world we live in, all too often we look first to science—and then, if gaps remain in our understanding, we try to fill the gaps with reference to God and our faith. Such a “god-of-the-gaps” approach has a long history and ...

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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-04-18
  • Total pages : 336
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Summary : Rev. Dr. Alan Tippett was arguably one of the leading missiologists of the twentieth century. Through his prolific pen, poignant observations, and powerful insights he significantly influenced mission research and activity in the period of the 1960s to 1980s. This was particularly facilitated through his research, writing, and teaching at ...

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  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Total pages : 208
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Summary : How would your life change if you really believed and could even feel that God is absolutely crazy about you? Steve McVey’s penetrating new look at the transforming power of God’s grace leads you to that change. Steve unpacks the biblical revelation of the Trinity as a loving ...

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  • Author : Jared E. Alcantara
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • Total pages : 154
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Summary : In April 2015, America's last pulpit prince died. When Gardner C. Taylor (1918-2015), former senior pastor of Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, departed this life at the age of ninety-six, the United States lost one of the greatest preachers of the twentieth century. Unfortunately, not enough preachers today know his name ...

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  • Author : Myk Habets,Phil Halstead
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2016-05-02
  • Total pages : 228
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Summary : The doing of theology comes in many different guises and styles. This volume is concerned with Integrative Theology, a discipline which serves participation in the mission of God. It is a practice of discernment by which we aim to be attentive to God in God's world, God's word, and God's ...

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  • Author : Scott A. Bessenecker
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-03
  • Total pages : 201
  • ISBN : 9780830863471
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Summary : The history of Protestant mission in the world has unfolded in step with the history of the modern marketplace, defining missions success in marketplace terms. Scott Bessenecker points toward a view of missions freed of false attachments to material paradigms and tailored toward a kingdom vision....

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  • Publisher : Elm Hill
  • Release Date : 2020-09-01
  • Total pages : 148
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Summary : “I chose you. I appointed you to go and produce lasting fruit.” Jesus spoke these words to His disciples on the eve of His death. His disciples were with Him for three years while He trained them in order to send them into the world. Jesus had every expectation they ...