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All Roads Lead to the Text: Eight Methods of Inquiry into the Bible

by Deppe, Dean

Eerdmans 2011

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Overview

Interpreting the Bible can be frustratingly difficult for the average person. In All Roads Lead to the Text Dean Deppe offers a user-friendly introduction to the “tools of the trade” as he trains readers in eight exegetical methods or paths of inquiry that expert biblical scholars use to interpret Scripture:

  • Literary study of genre and style
  • Detailed grammatical study of words, phrases, and clauses
  • Structural analysis of entire passages
  • Analysis of a text’s surrounding context
  • Investigation of historical and cultural background
  • Exploration into the history of interpretation
  • Theological exegesis of themes and content
  • The use of spiritual disciplines to apply a text in practical ways to contemporary life

Key Features

  • Shows how to read the Bible like a world-class expert
  • A comprehensive and practical guide
  • Completely interactive with your Logos digital library

Product Details

  • Title: All Roads Lead to the Text: Eight Methods of Inquiry into the Bible
  • Author: Dean Deppe
  • Publisher: Eerdmans
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Pages: 352

About Dean Deppe

Dean Deppe is professor of New Testament theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. Prior to 1998 he served for twenty years as pastor of four Christian Reformed churches.