Much of the present day confusion in the realm of religion, and in the application of Biblical principles, stems from distorted interpretation and misinterpretation of. Principles of Biblical Interpretation, by Louis Berkhof. pp. Grand Rapids, Mich ., Baker Book House, $ Show all authors. Robert M. Grant1. Principles of Biblical Interpretation. by: Louis Berkhof Louis Berkhof ( ) was an American-Dutch Reformed theologian who served as a pastor in.

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Principles of Biblical Interpretation by Louis Berkhof. Just finished this one – classic Berkhof. For the jewish tradition, we get to know each according to the different geographical schools and how it changes through the ages.

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Very dry reading, but solid stuff from Berkhof.

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Emmanuel Boston rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Lance Phelps rated it it was amazing Aug 24, David Ming rated it it was amazing Jun 01, It begins with a history of interpretation in Judaism, the early church and middle ages. In his work on systematic theology Berkhof followed in interpregation line of John Calvin and embraced the development of Reformed theology by the Dutch theologians Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck.

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It was good, but really dry. This textbook covers the history of hermeneutical principles, the proper conception of the Bible, grammatical interpretation, and historical and theological interpretation. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Not my favorite of his books, but very useful.

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Prinviples Morales rated it it was amazing Feb 29, The first 3 chapters, the historical account on the tradition of hermeneutics is informative and interesting. Then comes a survey of how to view the Bible.

This book is more interpretaion than practice, which provides a nice balance with other interpretation manuals. A bit on the rationalistic, dry, dusty side, but solid stuff.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jan 17, Jenna rated it it was ok Shelves: Trivia About Principles of Bib And toward the end, covering the historical and theological interpretations, he gives back much that he took away earlier, affirming the importance of historical context, and the mystical and typological senses of Scripture.