“The Frog Prince”–Told From A Grammatical-Historical Approach

Consider this familiar fairy tale, as told from a strictly grammatical-historical approach. Isn't the story so much better this way?* "The Frog Prince"┬áby the Brothers Grimm One fine evening a young princess put on her bonnet and clogs, and went out to take a walk by herself in a wood [Now, scholars are not certain …

“One Meaning Per Verse, Please”: The Failure of Modern Interpretation

As conservative Christians exegetes, we have spent the past century making our own bed, now we are being laid to rest in it. We have taught and advocated a strict grammatical-historical approach that boils Biblical interpretation down to a scientific method. Input a Scripture, run it through the schema--(1) exegete, (2) interpret, (3) apply--and output …