5/23/2017 0 Comments
Following up from my piece in Christianity Today, this second part consists of the application of the 8 fundamental biblical-theological themes or paradigms that I outlined in my last blog post. What follows are 8 interpretive guidelines that may serve to orient our reading of any work of literature.
As always, thank you for reading. Feel free to drop a line or tweet at @pegasus_edu.
- Matthew Farrelly
In light of the recent book recommendations I've made at Christianity Today, I thought I would offer a brief introduction to an approach to reading literature that has been specifically informed by some central biblical-theological themes. For a brief summary of what biblical theology is, you can follow the link here on my website. I must also highly recommend the great work being done at The Bible Project. You can also check out their YouTube channel here. I would encourage anyone to make use of their robust and richly beautiful media and print materials that help the Bible and the study thereof come to life.
This first post (of two) will be an introduction and overview of what I believe are 8 central themes in biblical theology. These can help inform or guide how we read literature of all kinds (the second post).
The Bible and Biblical Theology
Again, these 8 themes represent only some important and introductory facets of biblical theology that can inform the way we read other literature. The next post will tease this out as I will make some application of these points to the reading of literature specifically.
I'd love to hear from you. You can follow Pegasus Education on Twitter @pegasus_edu. You can also follow my personal account @mr_farrelly. Thanks for reading.
- Matthew Farrelly
Matthew Farrelly is an educator, tutor, and growth coach. He blogs when he can at pegasus-education.com.
All Bible Christian Classical Classical Education Cslewis Education Flourishing Intellectual Virtue Literature Matthew Farrelly Mindfulness Moral Education Pegasus Education Perspective Philosophy Of Education Reading Theology Transformation