Exegetical Fallacies has ratings and reviews. Chase said: For what this book sets out to be, it’s fantastic. As a quick overview of the most co. “In short, this is an amateur’s collection of exegetical fallacies” (p). In this book, D.A. Carson seeks to reveal the numerous Exegetical Fallacies that occur from. This book offers updated explanations of the sins of interpretation to teach sound grammatical, lexical, cultural, theological, and historical Bible study practices.

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This book is a must-read for any Bible teacher, Pastor, or anyone handling God’s word in any way. The Concept of Disciple in Matthew’s Gospel: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Baker BooksMar 1, – Religion – pages. Preview — Exegetical Fallacies by D. Exgeetical are so many ways our thinking must be refined as we approach and rightly divide the Holy Scriptures. Chapters three, four, and five I think could be useful to anyone and should probably be read by everyone who has any kind of exegetical teaching ministry in his or her church.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. This book offers updated explanations of the sins of interpretation to teach sound grammatical, lexical, cultural, theological, and historical Bible study practices. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. However, the analogy the author proposed was just as inappropriate possibly worsejust in the other direction. Jun 12, Kenneth Trax rated it it was amazing. Carson focusing on a topic not too often discussed. It is incumbent on the reader to be self aware of the biases he or she brings when reading historical materials.

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I would say having at least a basic knowledge of Greek and to a much lesser extent Hebrew language and grammatical concepts is essential, although it should be hoped that anyone serious about exegesis will possess these things. The unfortunate thing is, many preachers are still guilty of many of the fallacies Carson points out in this insightful work.


For fallqcies studies, I was particularly intrigued by the notion that the Greek “agape” does not, in and of itself, mean God’s love. Aug 15, Chase Tremaine rated it really liked it. It seems that he has observed more damage caused by despair than by pride because he returns to at the end of the book, finishing with words of exhortation and a call to humble determination in continued study. The second chapter is on grammatical fallacies. Exegetical Fallacies by D. On the other hand, the first and third chapters were very good and discussed vallacies related to words and logic respectively.

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Again, this is a good work and made me want carwon read more of what Carson has to say. Overall well written and interesting. Carson lays out well-thought out examples of each fallacy and notes the importance of being self-critical in investigating the Biblical text. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Biblical Words and Their Meaning: First, have humility about what we actually know or can know. The God Who Is There: Carson presents fallacies caused by a lack or complete disregard of critical thought in the exegetical process.

This was made depressingly clear to me in a recent book I read about a former pasto I didn’t learn to read my Bible until late in life, and I’m convinced most Christians in “Bible-believing” churches do not because they are not taught how to. There are only a couple things.


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Alas, his orrery of errors tends in this direction as well. But I can also be more confident as Carson critiques the logical fallacies that post-modern “new” interpreters make in saying the meaning of a text cannot be known because of the personal lens I look through to see it.

Even the questions the interpreter tries to ask or fails to ask of the text reflect the limitations imposed by that baggage; they will in some measure shape the kind of “responses” that can come back from the text and the interpreter’s understanding of them.

These deal largely with a failure to take into account the greater contexts of the Bible and history.

For word studies, I gallacies particularly intrigued by the notion that the Greek “agape” does not, in and of itse A brilliant little book that I will have to return to again. You keep waiting for the, “Oh, I’m just kidding! Quotes from Exegetical Fallacies. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Biblical Exegesis for Preaching and Teaching. He has gathered examples of more than fifty fallacies, some commonly committed, some rare. Having said that, I still it is beneficial for those specializing in the Old Testament.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. This book is a handy summation of the major types of exegetical fallacies. Dq book was a good reminder of the care, attention-to-detail, and humility necessary to handle the Word of God rightly. I’ve read This book is a handy summation of the major types of exegetical fallacies.