Three Reasons Why Interpretation Is Necessary?

by Winn Griffin on July 15, 2015

There are at least three reasons that cause us to lean toward poor interpretation. First, we don’t understand that: we live in a different timeframe from the events we are reading. Second, we don’t understand that there are many different kinds of literature in the Bible. Finally, we use a variety of lenses through which we read, often distorting the author’s intended meaning. Let’s tackle each separately.

  1. Worlds Apart
  2. God Is Polyvocal
  3. Colored Lens

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