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How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth

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, 1993
ISBN: 9780310591498
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Overview

Understanding the Bible isn’t for the few, the gifted, the scholarly. The Bible is accessible. It’s meant to be read and comprehended by everyone from armchair readers to biblical scholars, and everyone in between. A few essential insights into the Bible can clear up a lot of misconceptions and help you grasp the meaning of Scripture and its application to your 21st-century life.

More than half a million people have turned to How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth to inform their reading of the Bible. This third edition features substantial revisions that keep pace with current scholarship, resources, and culture. Changes include:

  • Updated language
  • A new authors’ preface
  • Several chapters rewritten for better readability
  • Updated list of recommended commentaries and resources

Covering everything from translational concerns to different genres of biblical writing, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth is used all around the world. In clear, simple language, it helps you accurately understand the different parts of the Bible—their meaning for ancient audiences and their implications for you today—so you can uncover the inexhaustible worth that is in God’s Word.

  • Includes an appendix on the use of commentaries
  • Provides interpretive help for each biblical genre
  • All Scripture references linked to the Bibles in your library
  • Introduction: The Need to Interpret
  • The Basic Tool: A Good Translation
  • The Epistles: Learning to Think Contextually
  • The Epistles: The Hermeneutical Questions
  • The Old Testament Narratives: Their Proper Use
  • Acts: The Question of Historical Precedent
  • The Gospels: One Story, Many Dimensions
  • The Parables: Do You Get the Point?
  • The Law(s): Covenant Stipulations for Israel
  • The Prophets: Enforcing the Covenant in Israel
  • The Psalms: Israel’s Prayers and Ours
  • Wisdom: Then and Now
  • The Revelation: Images of Judgment and Hope
  • Appendix: The Evaluation and Use of Commentaries
A very useful reference book for the layperson who is engaged in study of the Bible.

Booklist

. . . Provides keys to interpreting the genre, and discusses the hermeneutical questions it raises for today’s Christians.

New Testament Abstracts

This is a book about hermeneutics, without jargon or footnotes. It is very readable and makes good sense. . . . Carefully thought out and written.

Journal for the Study of the Old Testament

. . . A readable, clear, and well-written book on hermeneutics.

Christian Standard

Fee and Stuart have delineated the hermeneutical principles for the valid interpretation of the variety of literary genres found in Scripture. Fee and Stuart fulfill the objectives they set for themselves admirably. A book with this focus meets an obvious need.

Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society

. . . Stimulating in helping the earnest Bible student understand the Old and New Testaments better.

The Preacher’s Magazine

. . . Makes significant advances over most other books of the genre and which is certain to be highly useful.

Interpretation

. . . Will be a blessing to all who want to enjoy the Bible. . . . A ‘must’ for all who are bothered about angels, trumpets, earthquakes, beasts, dragons, and bottomless pits.

The Presbyterian Record

  • Title: How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
  • Authors: Gordon Fee, Douglas Stuart
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Print Publication Date: 1993
  • Logos Release Date: 2010
  • Pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible › Study and teaching
  • ISBNs: 9780310591498, 9780310517825
  • Resource ID: LLS:H2RBBLWORTH
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-04-26T17:40:31Z

In the Logos edition, this valuable volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English Bible translations, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, commentaries, theology texts, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Gordon D. Fee is professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Douglas Stuart is professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

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  1. Henrik Sandström
  2. VINCENT E. JORDAN
  3. Scott Youngman

    Scott Youngman

    11/26/2018

    I agree with Don S. This is the 3rd edition (2003); 4th edition was published in 2014.
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  8. Ezra Thang

    Ezra Thang

    12/1/2016

    great
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    10/30/2016

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  10. Daniel Jomphe

    Daniel Jomphe

    10/3/2016

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  11. Don S.

    Don S.

    9/24/2016

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    How about updating this book to the 2014 edition?
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    Paul

    8/20/2016

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    Denver Race

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    Shaun Lee

    10/7/2014

    A great book, however this is an older edition. Hopefully the 2014 will be released soon enough on logos!
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    Wade H. Hurst

    5/18/2014

    Good book. Had it in hermeneutics I. Highly recommend
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  52. Daniel NM

    Daniel NM

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    This is an excellent resource for any Bible student.
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  53. ChelseaFC

    ChelseaFC

    1/14/2013

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    This is a good book that is easy to read and worth the investment. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in the subject.
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  54. Ben Crostreet

    Ben Crostreet

    10/16/2012

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    Had this as a textbook recently and really enjoyed the portions of the book we read. Really enjoy Fee and Stuart's writing.
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  55. Roy Peacock

    Roy Peacock

    10/15/2012

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    I enjoy this book and the men in our discipleship group enjoy it too. It is useful for a reminder of good hermeneutics, and a primer for new Christ-followers.
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  56. Le Borgne Michel
    the best book and the more accessible about hermeneutics
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  57. Mark Barnes

    Mark Barnes

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    Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart’s book builds on some of the basic skills of observation, interpretation and application, by looking in more detail at the various genre found within the Bible: epistles, Old Testament narratives, gospels, prophets, etc. They suggest various difficulties that can surface when reading each genre, techniques that can help along the way, and provide many examples of each of these things in practice. It doesn’t demand quite the hands-on approach of earlier books, so more discipline is required from the reader to ensure that the skills learned are put into practice, but if you’re willing to do this, it’s a great help.
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