Analyzing and reading the Bible, no matter if as an 'ordinary' or serious reader, has continuously been strongly prompted by means of a person's personal experience.
They reveal the range of how during which the Bible may have which means for various humans. The participants supply difficult new views at the old biblical books and person texts of the Torah, the prophets, the Gospels, (Pauline) letters and Revelation. The own Voice in Biblical Scholarship comprises the unique essays of wonderful Jewish and Christian students of the Hebrew Bible and the recent testomony from around the globe and a number of backgrounds.
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