Unity in Diversity in the Bible

In the introduction of his book The Symphony of Scripture, author Mark Strom highlights three presuppositions that ought to shape how we read and understand the Bible:

  1. The Bible is essentially the record of God’s dealings with his people over thousands of years and within several different cultures. A central story line and the constant interaction of themes such as sin, judgment and grace unify its diversity
  2. Jesus Christ is the key to understanding this unity in diversity
  3. The books of the Bible should be read with respect for their historical and cultural context and the literary conventions they reflect

(Mark Strom, The Symphony of Scripture, p. 15)

Brandon Schmidt

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