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Submission Guidelines: The editor will screen the manuscript for appropriateness and then send it to at least two reviewers for detailed assessment. Exegetical, social, leadership, organizational, conceptual, and historical studies using qualitative methods are welcome. The primary criteria will be the soundness of the methodological approach and grounding in exegetical and leadership studies theories. Exegetical contributions extending existing leadership concepts and theories in the Hebrew and Christian scriptures are welcome.
This practice is especially critical in the interpretation of prophetic books like Daniel and Revelation. Click a brief discussion of the common methods of interpreting Revelation [preterist, historicist, idealist, futurist or literalist] and a list of recommended futuristic commentaries and sermons. Click for a list of futuristic commentaries and sermons on the book of Daniel. Commentaries on prophetic books vary widely in their interpretative approach, and you may not always be able to easily discern their bias. Click list of published Revelation commentaries categorized by the predominant interpretative view of the author. If an interpreter does not use the normal, customary, literal method of interpreting Scripture, interpretation is given over to an unconstrained imagination and presuppositions which explains the imaginative, confusing interpretations of non-literal interpreters. Remember that all the prophecies of the Old and New Testament that have been fulfilled to date have been fulfilled literally, thus there is no precedent for anything but a literal approach to the prophetic books containing prophecies yet to be fulfilled.
These videos explore a practical approach to contextualizing the gospel in a way that is biblically faithful and culturally meaningful. They propose a firm but flexible model of contextualization that is rooted in biblical theology and useful for doing ministry in any cultural context. Accordingly, we are able to put together theology and missiology so that the Bible shapes both our message and our methods. 041b061a72