40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible (40 Questions & Answers Series)
The second in the series organized around common FAQs, 40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible tackles the major questions that students, pastors and professors ask about the hermeneutics of reading the bible (i.e. understanding the bible). This is a constant field of study by professor and student alike which empowers the pastor to teach with confidence. Robert Plummer parses the discussion into four parts: getting started, approaching the bible generally, approaching specific texts, and issues in recent discussion. In each section the forty questions lead each exploration. This allows teachers to embrace this book as a textbook and the curious student to engage the book on a pick and choose basis to discover what issues are most pertinent to their study. Sure to be a happy tool for the professor 40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible will be essential reading for the student seeking to advance expertly in his biblical studies.
About the Author
Dr. Plummer is a biblical scholar with a missionary heart. He has served in missionary assignments of varying length in China, Israel, Trinidad, Ghana, Malaysia, and Turkey. Dr. Plummer has written Paul’s Understanding of the Church’s Mission: Did the Apostle Paul Expect the Early Christian Communities to Evangelize?. Articles written by Dr. Plummer have appeared in Westminster Theological Journal, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, New Holman Bible Dictionary, The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology, and other publications. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Institute for Biblical Research, and Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.