What to Read Next?

Jim West jwest at Highland.Net
Fri Oct 9 07:33:02 EDT 1998

At 09:46 AM 10/9/98 -0400, you wrote:
>A solid, basic introduction to biblical genres is Fee and Stuart's *How to
>Read the Bible for All It's Worth*.  It extensively discusses the
>differences between the basic genres--letter, narrative, prophecy, law,
>poetry, etc.  It does not discuss the finer genre distinctions that are
>currently being studied--for example, is 2 Timothy a personal paranaetic
>letter, or an epistolary testament?  They do discuss basic exegetical
>procedures: in fact, I find Fee and Stuart's discussion of exegesis in *How
>to Read* more helpful than their expanded discussions in *NT Exegesis* and
>*OT Exegesis*, respectively.

I apologize if this has already been mentioned- but you simply cannot do
better than to read G. Caird's "The Language and Imagery of the Bible"- as
well as his "New Testament Theology".



Jim West, ThD
Quartz Hill School of Theology
jwest at highland.net

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