Much of the present day confusion in the realm of religion, and in the application of Biblical principles, stems from distorted interpretation and misinterpretation of. Principles of Biblical Interpretation, by Louis Berkhof. pp. Grand Rapids, Mich ., Baker Book House, $ Show all authors. Robert M. Grant1. Principles of Biblical Interpretation. by: Louis Berkhof Louis Berkhof ( ) was an American-Dutch Reformed theologian who served as a pastor in.
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Principles of Biblical Interpretation by Louis Berkhof
But for the aspiring teacher or pastor it is critical reading. I found this at times way beyond me – much better suited for accompanying a course or being used as a course framework. They were not as bad as he thinks, in my opinion. Lance Phelps rated it it was amazing Aug 24, May 19, James added it Shelves: Very dry reading, but solid stuff from Berkhof.
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Paperbackpages. Baker Academic, ; republished, Then comes a survey of how to view the Bible.
In his work on systematic theology Berkhof followed in the line of John Calvin and embraced the development of Reformed theology by the Dutch theologians Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck. The History of Christian Doctrines. And toward the end, covering the historical and theological interpretations, he gives back much that princioles took away earlier, affirming the importance of historical context, and the mystical and typological senses of Scripture.
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At pages, not a lot of depth, but straightforward and helpful. Not my favorite of his books, but very useful. Matthew Jantz rated it really liked it Feb 25, Feb 28, Douglas Wilson rated it liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. View all 3 comments. For the jewish tradition, we get to know each according to the different geographical schools and how it changes through the ages. A bit on the rationalistic, dry, dusty side, but solid stuff. This textbook covers the history of hermeneutical principles, the proper conception of the Bible, grammatical interpretation, and historical and theological interpretation.
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