How to Read the Bible “Literally”
From the popular culture’s perspective, reading the Bible “literally” is something that only naïve, uneducated Christians do because they lack awareness of current scientific interpretations of our world, or cannot accept 21st-century social sensibilities. However, this aspersion itself lacks understanding of what it means to read the Bible – or any other work – literally.
This guide will not only clarify what it means to read the Bible literally, but will also lead you through examples of biblical passages that have been misread (some famously) and explain what has gone wrong with the interpretation. You will learn five tools for how to read the Bible accurately, including understanding how to recognize figures of speech, how to be aware of context, and how doctrinal considerations apply.
How to Read the Bible Literally was created to help teach and uplift. It uses educational visuals to help readers better understand the Bible’s message. Even better, it encourages people to pick up the Bible and read it for themselves.
- Provides a coherent, big-picture view of the Bible’s message
- Focuses on key concepts, figures, and moments from the Bible
- Captivates readers with striking, imaginative visuals
How to Read the Bible Literally demonstrates how reading the Bible literally is the only way to truly understand its message and introduces readers to 5 key questions they can apply to any Bible passage.
|Manufacturer||New Leaf Press|
|Title||How to Read the Bible “Literally”|
|Publisher||New Leaf Publishing Group, Inc.|
|Dimensions (in inches)||7 1/2 x 5 1/2|