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Baker Academic Exegetical Fallacies - eBook

Encouraging readers to be more discerning and discriminating in their elucidation of Scripture, Carson exposes improper techniques of biblical interpretation. He groups exegetical errors into categories of word study, grammar, and logic, refuting common misconceptions in a straightforward and accessible style. A working knowledge of Greek and Hebrew is helpful but not necessary. 148 pages, softcover from Baker.
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Great Bible study tool

Date:November 17, 2011
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Hernando
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D.A. Carson presents in this book mistales that most of us do when interpreting the Bible. This is a "must" book in our personal library.
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Required reading for all who teach the scriptures

Date:April 6, 2011
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Location:Long Island, New York
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An excellent tool for learning to avoid an emotional interpretation of Scripture. Too often we hear preachers expound a text and wonder how they got there from here. Carson exposes the subtle, but common fallacies that plague these interpretations and forces the reader to re-evaluate the text within its own context and historical-cultural milieu to get at its true meaning.
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Date:February 2, 2010
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David Zimmermann
Every professional teacher of God's Word should read this book. Slightly technical, it presumes a certain knowledge of New Testament Greek. While not comprehensive of every kind of fallacy, it is excellent food for thought and full of good examples and good variety of common mistakes made in Biblical interpretation. It will make you laugh, shudder and ask yourself some good questions about your own interpretive assumptions. You will think more carefully about God's Word as a result. Thank you Dr. Carson for this caution sign on the road to interpretation.
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Date:March 27, 2008
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H. van Wingerden
After more than twenty years pastoring a church and preaching from the Word one tends to think we know how to conduct our business. This book shatters this idea and taught me afresh how to look at the Biblical text and to read it as for the first time. Highly recommended.
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Date:September 27, 2007
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Vince Oblak II
This has to be one of the top 5 greatest books I've ever had the privilege to read. It exposes the mistakes that so many of us make when studying/interpreting the Scriptures. As Dr. Carson shows, no one is immune. From the most well-known scholars and theologians to everyday pastors, we have all fallen prey to some fallacy or another. This is a must read for all serious students of Scripture. It is something no exegete should be without.
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Date:February 18, 2005
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David Herring
Exegesis is about 10% perspiration and 90% orientation. There is not better orientor for the exegete than D.A. Carson's classic precautionary. As probably the most respected New Testament scholar in North America, Carson lays out the most common and misleading approaches to biblical interpretation. He does so in four different spheres: Word-Studies, Grammar, Logic, and Presuppositions/History. There is no better guide for one who seeks to understand the biblical text, to wade carefully through the exetical waters. Must read for every preacher, teacher, and scholar, and recommended for any layperson. No seminary student should graduate without carefully considering the content of Carson's work.
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Date:April 6, 2004
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H. Edgar Hix
This is an amazingly good book. It was, for me, both an encouraging and humbling experience. This is not light reading, but it is definitely reading that shows one the light.
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Date:March 23, 2004
Dr. Carson writes an excellent book for pastors and teachers of God's Word that will challenge your exegesis. The book, although quite technical, offers insight into problems most often made in biblical exegesis and gives solution on how to avoid these errors. Greek knowledge will greatly benefit the reader although a limited knowledge will be sufficent.
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Date:April 6, 2001
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John H
A must read for those who take their exegesis seriously. Carson carefully details word study and grammatical errors that appear all the time in print and in the pulpit, even from experienced Bible scholars. At times, Carson is a little more critical than he has to be, but overall, this book is needed if only to make one aware of the exegetical pitfalls out there.
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