"How To Read Genesis" by Tremper Longman III

Thursday, 03 May 2007

Eangelical Christians lack no zeal in their love for Scripture, but they often lack a strategy for reading it with understanding. Believers frequently ignore the broad outlines of narrative and plot, focusing instead on "what this text means to me." Interpretation is a suspect, and liberalizing, tendency that silences the Bible's "literal" meaning. Tremper Longman's How to Read Genesis-along with his similar volumes on Psalms and Proverbs-is a welcome and helpful corrective to these errors. Longman begins with a robust argument for the necessity of having ...

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