Engaging the Written Word of God

by J. I. Packer

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Retail: $16.95
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Binding: Paper
Pages: 344
Pub Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781598569612
ISBN-13: 9781598569612
Item Number: 569612
Categories: Theology

Product Description

In this collection of articles written over forty years, Packer sets out his beliefs about the authority of Scripture and the principles that should be applied when interpreting it. Important topics such as the adequacy of hu¨man language, upholding the unity of Scripture, and challenges in Biblical interpretation are considered in the first two sections: Godís Inerrant Word and Interpreting the Word. In the final section, Preaching the Word, Packer turns his attention to pastoral leaders and the importance of correct and responsible expository preaching.

Author Bio

J. I. Packer is Board of Governorsí Professor of Theology at Regent College, Vancouver. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers and apologists for Christianity in the twentieth century. He is author of numerous books, including Knowing God, Rediscovering Holiness and Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Beliefs.

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