Understanding Genesis: How to Analyze, Interpret, and Defend Scripture
Is the Bible really so hard to understand? …The correct interpretation of Scripture is not merely an academic issue, it is a matter of eternal life and death.
There are many opinions and subsequent interpretations on the Book of Genesis. What did the author of Genesis intend and how can we possibly know, or is the important thing only what the Bible “means to you”? In this book, Dr. Jason Lisle answers questions such as:
– What are the most common mistakes people make in trying to understand Genesis?
– How does one identify poetic, prophetic and historical types of biblical literature?
– How do the rules of interpretation handle each type of biblical literature?
– What is the proper role of science in understanding the Bible?
– What are the necessary rules of biblical interpretation?
Is there one correct interpretation of the Bible, or are there many? Discover why alternative positions are rationally impossible. Unlock a powerful understanding of God’s Word and equip yourself with a reasoned defense against those who distort the Word of God.
About the Author:
Dr. Jason Lisle is the Director of Research and a featured speaker and writer for the Institute for Creation Research. He previously served as the Planetarium Director for the Creation Museum in KY. Dr. Lisle has also authored a number of books which include: Taking Back Astronomy, The Ultimate Proof of Creation, Old-Earth Creationism on Trial, and The Stargazer’s Guide to the Night Sky.
Dr. Lisle holds bachelor of science degrees in physics and astronomy from Ohio Wesleyan University, as well as a master’s and PhD in Astro-physics from the University of Colorado in Boulder. As a creation scientist Dr. Lisle effectively communicates a broad range of topics from in-depth presentations of distant starlight, Einstein’s relativity, and problems with the big bang to topics from astronomy and general science to apologetics and dinosaurs.