Hermenutics

Rewind: Rules for Interpreting Instructional Literature

Rapp Report Daily episode 65 The easiest type of literature for interpreting Scripture is instructional literature.  This is where we will get most of our doctrine from.  This form of literature is found in most of the letters in the New Testament.

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Rewind: Rules for Interpreting Prophetic Literature

Rapp Report Daily episode 64 Prophetic literature is one of the most difficult types of literature in Scripture to interpret.  Therefore must be handled carefully.  Most of the prophetic literature is dealing with history that has really been fulfilled.  In the unfulfilled prophecies, one must remember that they are often thumbnail sketches and not as…

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Rewind: Rules for Interpreting Wisdom Literature

Rapp Report Daily episode 63 Wisdom literature is one of the many types of literature in Scripture.  In interpreting wisdom literature one must understand the interpretation rules for Hebrew poetry, but it goes beyond that.  One must always remember that wisdom literature deals with generalities and not promises.

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Rewind: Rules for Interpreting Hebrew Poetry, Part 2

Rapp Report Daily episode 62 The key to interpreting Hebrew poetry is looking for the parallelism.  Hebrew poetry does not rely on rhyme but on parallel thoughts.  Being able to recognize the type of parallelism will help in the interpretation of Hebrew poetry.

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Rewind: Rules for Interpreting Hebrew Poetry, Part 1

Rapp Report Daily episode 61 The key to interpreting Hebrew poetry is looking for the parallelism.  Hebrew poetry does not rely on rhyme but on parallel thoughts.  Being able to recognize the type of parallelism will help in the interpretation of Hebrew poetry.

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