Tag Archives: historical-critical method

On Sinners Reading Scripture

My undergrads often comment on how strange Scripture seems to them when they read it. They can’t make sense of a lot of it. They’re like the Eunuch in the chariot saying, “how can I understand what I’m reading unless … Continue reading

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Repost: Meaning, the Thick and Thin of It

In teaching freshman about the Bible, I am constantly made aware of how odd Scripture is to them. This is true not only of the high number of students who have little experience with the Bible, but also with the … Continue reading

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