Basic Bible Interpretation has ratings and 24 reviews. Bob said: I will do a full review on my blog, but for now I can say this book is essential for. Dr. Roy Zuck points out that it is essential for understanding and teaching the Bible Title: Basic Bible Interpretation: A Practical Guide to Discovering Biblical . What is the relationship of the Old Testament to the New Testament? Why study Bible interpretation? Dr. Roy Zuck points out that it is essential for understanding .

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They believe that it means what they feel it means rather than what the text actually states. The reason I inetrpretation rate it higher is his poor presentation and critique of the reformed system.

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A book on hermeneutics you can understand. Roy Zuck, now present with the Lord, earned his Th. Zuck has written or edited more than seventy books on Christian education and biblical studies. Trivia About Basic Bible Inter Whose View Is Valid?

Zuck believes it should usually be obvious when a figure of speech is being used. The last chapter seeks to properly apply the information attained by following the guidelines of everything that has gone before.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Zuck believes that the New Testament must designate a type as a type; otherwise, it should be seen as only an illustration or allegory. Remember me on this computer.


While the scholarship is clearly present, it is nevertheless most readable and understandable by the average layperson. Excellent book for an introduction to hermeneutics. Dec 02, Emi Ciupe rated it it was amazing.

Zuck’s many years of teaching and scholarship are evident in this book, he has written in language understandable to all who are serious about bible study and who want to know better what Scripture means. It focuses on the bible as the Word of God and handles that Word with “reverence and godly fear. While it is impossible to hold Zuck up with contempt for holding to his theological convictions, he maybe could have calmed them down.

Dec 03, Eric Durso rated it liked it Shelves: A solid resource on Bible interpretation from a literal, grammatical, historical standpoint. Labeling all reformed people as not seeking to understanding the true LHG context of the texts and Spiritualizing things when it doesn’t fit there system is a misunderstanding to say the least and a gross representation to say the worst.

He asserts that five main approaches have been taken throughout the centuries: Published May 15th by David C. Nov 24, Don rated it really liked it.

Jared Cline rated it really liked it Nov 02, Regardless that the NT is emphatic that all Scripture was written concerning Jesus and it all points to Him. Apr 21, junia rated it liked it Shelves: Zuck includes a short section on the differences between covenant and dispensational theology.


Zuck argues that Old Testament quotations served a number of purposes. Whatever the case there are better books on Hermeneutics.

Basic Bible Interpretation

Matt Kottman rated it liked it Feb 02, He adds that the element of typology suggests that God had more in view than the human authors were aware of. Bible Interpretation Then and Now. Roy Zuck points out that it is essential for understanding and teaching the Bible properly, essential as a step beyond observation, and essential for applying the Bible correctly. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Zuck pretends that Dispensationalist invented the LHGH while completely ignoring the fact that the Reformers were the founder of this hermeneutic as a result of Sola Scriptura.

Nov 16, Kelly Belvis rated it really liked it.

Basic Bible Interpretation by Roy B. Zuck

David C Cook- Religion – pages. Although he finds dispensationalism in every shadow, I highly recommend this title for the real help it gives. There were a lot of good insights in this book. He discusses the challenges of Bible interpretation, considers the problems of Bible interpretation, explores the history of Bible interpretation, and defines key terms–all in a practical, down-to-earth way.

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