Category Archives: Interpretation

Biblical Hermeneutics

Hermeneutics for Bible students should be thought of as a study of interpreting scriptures in a methodological manner. Wikipedia gives the definition as a “study of the principles of interpretation concerning the books of the Bible.” There are many and … Continue reading

Posted in Interpretation | Comments Off on Biblical Hermeneutics

Wesleyan Quadrilateral

Reason, experience, and other methods of arriving at the truth are appropriate to theological reflection. Wesley proved by his theological method that God intends for the human race to use all of its abilities in coming to spiritual fulfillment and … Continue reading

Posted in Interpretation, Theology | Comments Off on Wesleyan Quadrilateral

Strength of Special Revelation

The Strength of Special Revelation When we study the religions that are in existence in our world today, almost all have a written record of some sort that is considered to have authenticity and authority. Hindus have the Upanishads and … Continue reading

Posted in Interpretation, Theology | Comments Off on Strength of Special Revelation

Weakness of Natural Revelation

The Weakness of Natural Revelation Paul the apostle makes the statement in Romans 1:20, “the invisible things of him [God the Creator] from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even … Continue reading

Posted in Interpretation, Theology | Comments Off on Weakness of Natural Revelation

Theology Based on Scripture

A THEOLOGY BASED ON SCRIPTURE What is theology? According to a definition in Van Harvey’s A Handbook of Theological Terms,1 the term has a narrow and a broad definition. “Narrowly considered, theology has to do only with the existence and … Continue reading

Posted in Interpretation, Theology | Comments Off on Theology Based on Scripture