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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And toward the end, covering the historical and theological interpretations, he gives back much that he took away earlier, affirming the importance of historical context, and the mystical and typological senses of Scripture. But for the aspiring teacher or pastor it is critical reading.


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Nov 26, Bendick Ong rated berkgof it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Feb 28, Douglas Wilson rated it liked it Shelves: The first 3 chapters, the historical account on the tradition of hermeneutics is informative and interesting. Baker Academic, ; republished, See 1 question about Principles of Biblical Interpretation…. Apr 13, Patrick McWilliams rated it really liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Matthew Jantz rated it really liked it Feb 25, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Aug 27, Jan 17, Jenna rated it it was ok Shelves: Joshua rated it liked it Mar 26, Eerdmans, ; New Combined Edition, This book is more theory than practice, which provides a nice balance with other interpretation manuals.

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Looking for an in-depth yet light book literally on biblical hermeneutics? Written inI think it is now out of print. But I would probably put aside Commentaries for a while.

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Refresh and try again. 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. He taught for almost four decades at Calvin Theological Seminary and served as its president from — Timothy Nargi rated it liked it Feb 19, They were iinterpretation as bad as he thinks, in my opinion.

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Not my favorite of his books, but very useful. Lists with This Book. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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