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RELATED TITLES UNIQUE SELLING POINTS ISBN 978-0-8254-4336-7 9 7 8 0 8 2 5 4 4 3 3 6 7 www.kregel.com 23 BIBLICAL RESOURCES 40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible 978-0-8254-3498-3 21.99 Invitation to Biblical Interpretation 978-0-8254-3047-3 46.99 Clear layout and method of biblical interpretation Accessible but not simplistic Up to date with discussion of recent topics such as seman- tic field study and discourse analysis 978-0-8254-4336-7 34.99 Hardcover 6 x 9 480 pages Biblical Studies Exegesis Hermeneutics Kregel Academic Rights World May 27 2015 An introduction to a clear method of biblical interpretation For the Love of Gods Word is an abridged less technical version of Kstenberger and Pattersons acclaimed Invitation to Biblical Interpretation. Students teachers and pastors alike will find this introduction to biblical hermeneutics to be an accessible resource with both breadth and substance. Built on the premise that every passage requires careful scru- tiny of its historical setting literary dimension and theological message this volume teaches a simple threefold method that is applicable to every passage of Scripture regardless of genre. In addition the book sets forth specific strategies for interpreting the various genres of Scripture from poetry to epistle to prophecy. A final chapter is devoted to helpful Bible study resources that will equip the reader to apply Scripture to life. This book will serve as a standard text for interpreting Scripture that is both academically responsible and accessible for pastors teachers and college students. This volume will enable students of Scripture to grow in love for Gods Word as they grow in the disciplines of study and discernment. Andreas J. Kstenberger PhD Trinity Evangelical Divinity School is director of doctoral studies and professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest North Carolina. He translated Adolf Schlatters two-volume theology of the New Testament into English and is editor of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Richard D. Patterson PhD University of California Los Angeles is distinguished professor emeritus at Liberty University and lives in Simpsonville South Carolina. He has written well over 100 articles for major publishers and periodicals including commentaries on Nahum Habakkuk and Zephaniah Moody and Joel and Kings with Hermann Austel for the second edition of the Expositors Bible Commentary Series. For the Love of Gods Word An Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Andreas J. Kstenberger and Richard D. Patterson