Importance of History and Culture Section 2, pages 67 - 69. Think of one expression or phrase that could easily be misinterpreted by someone from another culture or time. For example: “Surfing the web,” “down-time,” “catching some zzzs .” Share your answer with the class.
For example: “Surfing the web,” “down-time,” “catching some zzzs.”
In the same way, the human authors of the Bible used types of writing and other sources of information that reflected their time. They adapted…
The Bible does contain much historical writing.
For example a king named David ruled Israel around 1000 B.C.
facts, interpretation and popular stories.
The Bible contains much that is…
By reading it, we learn historical information about people who lived three thousand years ago.
But the authors wrapped the history and the messages in many different packages. What is meant by packaging?
Genre – a type of writing such as history, parable, poetry, sermon.
Jonah is eaten by a whale! Yikes!
Historical or symbolic?