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Light to Live By

Richard Briggs

Light to Live By

Richard Briggs

$24.99

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With humour and clarity, Richard Briggs explains principles of biblical interpretation and some quite difficult concepts in ways that ... amazingly ... make them understandable to quite ordinary folk! An accessible and entertaining book for all seeking to understand God's word.

This is a revised version of Be an Expert (in 137 minutes) in Interpreting the Bible.
-Publisher.

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About "Light to Live By"

With humour and clarity, Richard Briggs explains principles of biblical interpretation and some quite difficult concepts in ways that ... amazingly ... make them understandable to quite ordinary folk! An accessible and entertaining book for all seeking to understand God's word.

This is a revised version of Be an Expert (in 137 minutes) in Interpreting the Bible.
-Publisher.


- Koorong

This title provides fresh thinking with stimulating insights. It offers clear principles which readers can apply. It makes current thinking about hermeneutics understandable and relevant. It provides frequent touches of humour. The author is a top academic, OT Lecturer at Durham University, used to making the message easy to understand from his missionary work and his previous job as a teacher at All Nations Christian College. The author is increasingly well known through books and articles.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Richard Briggs

Dr Richard Briggs (Ph.D., University of Nottingham) is Director of Biblical Studies and Hermeneutics at Cranmer Hall, Durham. He studied Mathematics and Philosophy at Oxford, and then Theology at London Bible College, and the University of Nottingham, where he obtained a PhD for a thesis on "Speech Act Theory and Biblical Interpretation" (published as Words in Action in 2001).

He was involved in church planting ministry in Nottingham, preaches regularly, and has written widely on the subject of biblical interpretation. He is the author of Reading the Bible Wisely (SPCK, 2003); Light to Live By: How to Interpret the Bible (Scripture Union, 2005); Living for God (Piquant, 2008), and most recently The Virtuous Reader: Old Testament Narrative and Interpretive Virtue (Bakerbooks, 2010), as well as several other academic articles. Richard is married to Melody and they have three children
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 241654
  • Product Code 184427201X
  • EAN 9781844272013
  • Pages 96
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Hermeneutics
  • Publisher Scripture Union
  • Publication Date Sep 2005
  • Dimensions 198 x 129 x 7 mm
  • Weight 0.109kg

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