THE BIBLE PROJECT: HOW TO READ THE BIBLE

THE BIBLE PROJECT: HOW TO READ THE BIBLE

While the Bible is one unified story, it cannot all be read in the same way.

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THE BIBLE PROJECT: HOW TO READ THE BIBLE
  • What Is The Bible?

    A condensed history of how the Bible came into existence, and the different forms of the Bible in the Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Christian traditions.

  • The Story Of The Bible

    SOURCE: THe Bible Project

    This video summarizes the overall story of the Bible as a series of crossroad decisions. All humanity, followed by the Israelites, redefine good and evil and end up in Babylon. They are followed by Jesus, who takes a different path that opens up the way to a new creation.

  • Literary Styles In The Bible

    Literary Styles In The Bible Learn about ancient literary styles used by the biblical authors.
    Biblical writers expressed their ideas and claims through a variety of different types of literature and it's important to tell them apart so we can hear their message on their terms.

  • Jewish Meditation Literature

    The Bible is designed as a multi-layered work, offering new levels of insight as you re-read it and allow each part to help you understanding every other part. The Bible is the original meditation literature.

  • Biblical Narrative: Plot

    An important part of reading biblical narratives is learning how to understand the nature of "the plot," how stories are arranged into a pattern of conflict and resolution. Ignoring the sequence of the plot can lead to distorted interpretation of biblical stories. Exploring how to grasp the multi...

  • Biblical Narrative: Character

    Biblical authors present characters as more complex and morally compromised than we usually imagine.

  • Biblical Narrative: Setting

    Biblical authors use settings in the Bible narrative to meet the reader's expectations or to mess with them. Paying attention to locations and timelines in biblical stories unlocks deeper layers of meaning.

  • Design Patterns In The Biblical Narrative.

    Individual stories across the Old and New Testaments have been coordinated through repeated words and parallel themes. These patterns highlight core themes of the biblical story and show how it all leads to Jesus!

  • The Art Of Biblical Poetry

    Poetry is a rich and artistic form of human communication, but often the most difficult to read. There are some unique characteristics of biblical poetry, its beauty and power is particularly notable!

  • Metaphor In Biblical Poetry

    Anytime someone describes one thing to describe another thing, they are using metaphorical thinking whether they realize it or not. Metaphors are everywhere in the Bible and in our everyday speech.

  • The Book Of Psalms

    This marvellous book, was crafted to be read from beginning to end.poetic form.

  • The Prophets

    These books contribute to the storyline of the Bible and it’s worth learning how to read them more thoughtfully.

  • Biblical Law

    The laws were given to ancient Israel for good reason! They fit into the overall storyline of the Bible perfectly - and the Moral Laws can fit into our lives perfectly as well - even today!.

  • The Books Of Solomon

    The wisest king of Israel, King Solomon, is associated with three books of the Bible: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs. Each book offers a unique perspective on how humans can rule with wisdom and the fear of the Lord.

  • The Gospel

    Each Gospel tells the story as an announcement of good news that the crucified and risen Jesus is the true ruler of the nations.