Can a passage of the Bible have multiple meanings?

Everyone reads the Bible with some basic assumptions about how the Bible best speaks. For example, these are the types of questions that people are often thinking of: What did this mean when it was written? What did the author intend for this to mean? How have people...

A Hermeneutical Influence Often Ignored?

I’ve been involved in several conversations as of late about the hermeneutical influences that often shape our reading, understanding, and application of Scripture. As I’ve stated before, it’s quite helpful if we’re aware of the types of ideas...

Fallacy Fridays: How to Do a Word Study

I’m going to keep this week’s contribution to the “Fallacy Fridays” series simple. We’ve been pointing out a few of the exegetical and logical fallacies that are related to biblical interpretation and the broader category of hermeneutics....