Can you distinguish when Scripture is literal vs. figurative? Should parables, allegories, and prophecies be interpreted with the same method? If you're wondering - or want your study time to become more rewarding - here are clear explanations, guidelines, advice, and discussion questions to help you discover what the Bible really means.
A Berkeley Mickelsen was Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Bethel Theological Seminary in St Paul, Minnesota, and was the author of Interpreting the Bible. Alvera M Mickelsen was formerly an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Bethel College before retiring. She received her MSJ from Northewestern University in Illinois.