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Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible

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Bookwi.se's Favorite Books of the Year, Non-Fiction What was clear to the original readers of Scripture is not always clear to us. Because of the cultural distance between the biblical world and our contemporary setting, we often bring modern Western biases to the text. For example: When Western readers hear Paul exhorting women to "dress modestly," we automatically think in terms of sexual modesty. But most women in that culture would never wear racy clothing. The context suggests that Paul is likely more concerned about ...

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Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible
2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781522692904

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Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible
2012, Inter-Varsity Press,US, Illinois

ISBN-13: 9780830837823

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