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Although accurate Bible interpretation is a challenging task, the authors of this book have combined years of expertise and devotion to Scripture to provide a truly unique volume that sets forth concise, logical, practical guidelines for discovering the truth in God's Word.

hermeneutics since literary context is at the heart of all language communication. It affects the reader’s understanding of both the meaning of individual words and the meaning of the complete statement. This guideline requires an interpreter not just to focus on the words of a passage but also to consider carefully the contribution of the passage to the literary work as a whole. It requires taking account of the illocutionary force of the context—what the author is seeking to accomplish in this
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