Exegetical Fallacies has ratings and reviews. Chase said: For what this book sets out to be, it’s fantastic. As a quick overview of the most co. “In short, this is an amateur’s collection of exegetical fallacies” (p). In this book, D.A. Carson seeks to reveal the numerous Exegetical Fallacies that occur from. This book offers updated explanations of the sins of interpretation to teach sound grammatical, lexical, cultural, theological, and historical Bible study practices.

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I exegetocal this book, it gave me a greater appreciation of biblical scholarship. This work is well balanced in almost all respects, and is carsoh to intermediate and advanced students of Scripture.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Carson is a highly recognized author when it comes to exegesis. Dec 06, J Michael rated it really liked it. This book actually starts out with his apology for divulging the fallacies in exegesis that many people make when reading the Word of God.

Therefore, we have to keep a word in context and not apply its universal meaning every time it appears in the text. The reader must pay close attention to these realities and fallqcies this study as Carson suggests, with humble determination. Paperbackpages.

Exegetical Fallacies

I do highly recommend the book for seminarians, ministers, and lay people as the awareness of these fallacies is very helpful. Alas, very few of them teach their congregation other than demonstrating proper exegesis from the pulpit.


The wxegetical makes this chapter very practical for its readers by not only providing examples in Greek and Hebrew, but also in English. User Review – Flag as inappropriate The author of this book is D. The author succumbed to one of the fallacies he described, since his The book was certainly good, but I was not part of the target audience.

I would recommend this for anyone who wants to learn how to read the Word correctly with the interpretation that was meant by God, not man. A brilliant little falllacies that I will have to return to again. Carson examines word-study fallacies in chapter one, grammatical fallacies in chapter two, logical fallacies in chapter three, presuppositional and historical fallacies in chapter four, before offering some concluding reflections in chapter five.

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Exegetical Fallacies by D.A. Carson

This book offers updated explanations of the sins of interpretation to teach sound grammatical, lexical, cultural, theological, and historical Bible study practices. A Handbook for Students and Pastors.

It was also written Where another’s disagrees, he must be wrong. There also other times where I felt myself really wishing he would expand on a concept which he treated with only a brief perusal, however I understand this is meant to be a short and concise book.

Be willing to press through and gloss over the areas you feel exehetical have no category for and you will benefit from pulling the gold out of other areas. That’s about where I am in my Greek, so I appreciated all the warnings! Apr 17, Cbarrett rated it it was amazing. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It simply refers to the action itself, a geometric point without magnitude, with no specification as to whether it is instantaneous, repeated, or some other aspect to the verb.


Share your thoughts with other customers. The chapter on Word Studies I found particularly helpful.

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Aug 15, Chase Tremaine rated it really liked it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The list of fallacies is useful, but the arguments presented exefetical them are not as strong as the arguments in the first four chapters. A few times during my read, I had to look up the meaning of a word or re-read a paragraph that went entirely over my head; for the most part, though, Exegetical Fallacies exegetidal an easy and light read, surprisingly For what this book sets out to be, it’s fantastic.

The author presents fallacies caused by a lack or complete disregard of critical thought in the exegetical process. Baker Book House- Bible – pages. His examples are limited to the Greek New Testament, but anyone who works with literary texts in any language could profit from his typology of errors. The book is relatively easy to follow, and does not require knowledge of Greek, although it is helpful. Carson is clearly an exegete of uncommon skill, especially in his grasp of the general rules of linguistics and logic.