Why do Hebrew copies of the Old Testament have a different order than that found in our English Bibles? Lindsay and Randy discuss the differences and why they matter.
We examine the narrative genre and what literary scholars call “the biblical narrator.” Identifying who is speaking and being sensitive to the biblical narrator’s voice can, at times, prevent confusion, and greatly enhance our understanding of the biblical story.
We discuss the importance of genre for Bible study. What is genre, how does genre influence meaning, how do we identify a genre? How can understanding genre help our reading?
An episode dedicated to introducing various tools that can help in Bible study. We discuss study Bibles, dictionaries, atlases, commentaries, and Bible software.
In this first episode of Beyond Reading the Bible, Randy and Lindsay introduce themselves and discuss the importance of the big picture in Bible reading.