Taking the Bible Seriously: Honest Differences about Biblical Interpretation

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1 ene. 1993 - 177 páginas

In this book, J. Benton White surveys the many Protestant approaches to the Bible and then focuses on the issues raised by modernist and fundamentalists in the twentieth century. He gives special attention to the Protestants' struggle with the question of how the Bible should be understood. By doing this, he helps individuals examine this crucial question and allows them to draw their own conclusions. White focuses on Martin Luther's affirmation of the "Protestant principle" of the Bible alone, then follows debate up to the present.

 

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Introduction
1
A History
8
The Problem of The Bible Alone
23
Roots of the Current Battle
38
The Higher Critics and the Fundamentals
54
Creationism
67
History as Myth or Myth as History
81
The Prophets
96
Daniel and Revelation
113
Take It All to Take It Seriously
129
What He Believed About the Bible
142
What the Bible Teaches About Him
154
Drawing Some Conclusions
169
Bibliography
175
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J. Benton White is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at San Jose State University in San Jose, California. He is coauthor of From Adam to Armageddon: A Survey of the Bible.

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