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The living Word of God : rethinking the theology of the Bible

Author: Ben Witherington, III
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this final installment of his trilogy on the central ordinances of the Christian faith (baptism, the Lord's Supper, and the proclamation of God's Word), Ben Witherington asks: What does it mean to call the Bible "God's word"? In doing so, he takes on other recent studies which downplay the connection between history and theology, or between historical accuracy and truth claims. The Bible is not merely to be  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Witherington, III
ISBN: 9781602580176 1602580170 9781602581920 1602581924
OCLC Number: 167503273
Description: xviii, 273 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Seeking the Word of God --
Inspiration without an expiration date --
The end of Enns : the danger of an analogy --
Truth telling as an art form --
Can these things be true? --
Did the canon and its translators misfire? --
How to pick a translation without losing your religion --
Rightly dividing the Word of truth --
The art of reading Scripture in a postmodern world --
Afterword : the sacrifice of the intellect? --
Appendix : Bible Q & A.
Responsibility: Ben Witherington, III.
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Part of a trilogy on the central ordinances of the Christian faith (baptism, the Lord's Supper, and the proclamation of God's Word), this title takes on other studies which downplay the connection  Read more...

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Seeking the Word of God -- Inspiration without an expiration date -- The ends of Enns: the danger of an analogy -- Truth telling as an art form -- Can these things be true? -- Did the canon and its translators misfire? -- How to pick a translation without losing your religion -- Rightly dividing the word of truth -- The art of reading Scripture in a postmodern world -- Afterword: the sacrifice of the intellect? -- Appendix: Bible Q&A.

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