Unit 1. How to Read the Book Basic Tools. The Interpretive Journey How to Read the Book—Sentences How to Read the Book—Paragraphs How to Read the Book—Discourses. Unit 2. Contexts Now and Then. What Do We Bring to the Text? The Historical-Cultural Context The Literary Context
- season that follows winter
“spring” ? - jumping ability
- metal support
- source of water
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With reference to the Bible, the term “author” refers to both the human and divine author. God works through human authors to communicate.
This is the response of the reader to the author’s meaning communicated in the text. Application will vary from Christian to Christian.