Category Archives: Interpretive Method

Beth Stovell on Biblical Hermeneutics and Discernment

Dr. Beth Stovell is professor of Old Testament at Ambrose Seminary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. A few years ago, Stovell delivered a paper entitled “Read This Writing and Tell Me What It Means” at the Society of Vineyard Scholars Conference. … Continue reading

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Celia Wolff on How to Read the Bible

Celia Wolff is assistant professor of biblical studies at Northwest Nazarene University. She is a Th.D. Candidate in Christian Scripture and Ethics at Duke University Divinity School. This essay was first published on her blog The Spirit’s Witness. Reading the … Continue reading

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Anna Barbauld on the Psalms

Anna Barbauld, born in 1743 to Presbyterian parents, was a British poet and essayist who rejected detached, rationalistic interpretation of Scripture. From a young age she exhibited a love of learning and prodded her theologian and classicist father to teach … Continue reading

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