Materials: Interpretation-Hermeneutics

A Matter of Interpretation

Who has the right to interpret the Bible for us?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

A Seeming Contradiction

I note what seems to be a contradiction in the description of Solomon's Temple. According to the book of Kings wooden doors separated the Holy of Holies from the main hall of the Temple (1 Kgs 6:31). On the other hand, Chronicles speaks of heavy curtain (2 Chr 3:14). Could this explain a seeming contradiction in the biblical record?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Another Look at Adventist Hermeneutics

A short review of the standard Adventist approach to biblical interpretation.

Author: 
George W. Reid

Can These Bones Live?

Could you explain why the Bible sometimes refers to bones as rejoicing”?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Christians and War

Should Adventists be involved in warfare? What is the church's position?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Don't Do What We've Done

A shift away from biblically-based decisions by Presbyterians provides a warning for Adventists in dealing with issues such as homosexuality.

Author: 
Clinton Wahlen

Fools and Their Folly

 The book of Proverbs often mentions “the fool.” Who is this person?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Groundbreaking Conference on Homosexuality Held

The church’s relation to the issue of homosexuality, including biblical, ethical, biological, and practical aspects are described in light of recent and extensive research.

Author: 
Clinton Wahlen

Hermeneutical Guidelines for Dealing with Theological Questions

This article deals with various questions people may ask that require different approaches to answering. It deals especially with the issue of how to deal with questions that are not directly addressed in Scripture.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Hermeneutics and Scripture in the Twenty-First Century

 The “Methods of Bible Study” document voted by the 1986 Annual Council, which affirms Scripture’s divine inspiration and authority, as well as how to study the Bible, is explained and contrasted with more recent critical approaches to biblical interpretation. The role of culture is also addressed.

Author: 
Clinton Wahlen

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