Interviews

Interviews on Bible Translation & Interpretation

How Does an Intellectually Struggling Christian Deal With the Seeming Concrete Differences Between the Synoptic Gospels?

by John Piper

John Piper says it helps to view the Gospels as portraits, not photographs, of Jesus.

Do You Use Arcing When You Study the Narrative Passages of the Bible?

by John Piper

John Piper explains one way to interpret the stories of Scripture.

What Do You Think About Paraphrased Bible Translations?

by John Piper

John Piper says that a paraphrase is great when it's honest about being a paraphrase.

What Is "Arcing" and Why Is It Important?

by John Piper

John Piper gives an overview of arcing and says why he likes it so much.

How Should We Approach the Bible When Reading It?

by John Piper

John Piper talks about what attitudes and expectations you ought to have when you go to the Scriptures.

Why Is It Important to Take the Sentences In the Bible Seriously?

by John Piper

Listen to John Piper urge us to love the Bible and not define it by our pre-existing expectations.