Companion to the Bible
Companion to the Bible
E. P. Barrows

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Table of Contents


Title Page

GENERAL PREFACE.

PART I. EVIDENCES OF REVEALED RELIGION.

PREFATORY REMARKS.

CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.

CHAPTER II. GENUINENESS OF THE GOSPEL NARRATIVES.

CHAPTER III. UNCORRUPT PRESERVATION OF THE GOSPEL NARRATIVES.

CHAPTER IV. AUTHENTICITY AND CREDIBILITY OF THE GOSPEL NARRATIVES.

CHAPTER V. THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES AND THE ACKNOWLEDGED EPISTLES.

CHAPTER VI. THE DISPUTED BOOKS.

CHAPTER VII. INSPIRATION AND THE CANON

CHAPTER VIII. INSEPARABLE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE OLD AND THE NEW TESTAMENT.

CHAPTER IX. AUTHORSHIP OF THE PENTATEUCH.

CHAPTER X. AUTHENTICITY AND CREDIBILITY OF THE PENTATEUCH.

CHAPTER XI. REMAINING BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT.

CHAPTER XII. EVIDENCES INTERNAL AND EXPERIMENTAL.

PART II. INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT

PREFATORY REMARKS.

FIRST DIVISION, GENERAL INTRODUCTION.

CHAPTER XIII. NAMES AND EXTERNAL FORM OF THE OLD TESTAMENT 1. The word Bible comes to us from the Greek (ta biblia...

CHAPTER XIV. THE ORIGINAL TEXT AND ITS HISTORY.

CHAPTER XV. FORMATION AND HISTORY OF THE HEBREW CANON.

CHAPTER XVI. ANCIENT VERSIONS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT.

CHAPTER XVII. CRITICISM OF THE SACRED TEXT.

SECOND DIVISION: PARTICULAR INTRODUCTION.

CHAPTER XVIII. THE BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT AS A WHOLE. 1. The province of Particular Introduction is to consider the books of the Bible separately...

CHAPTER XIX. THE PENTATEUCH.

CHAPTER XX. THE HISTORICAL BOOKS.

CHAPTER XXI. THE POETICAL BOOKS (INCLUDING ALSO ECCLESIASTES AND CANTICLES).

CHAPTER XXII. THE GREATER PROPHETS.

CHAPTER XXIII. THE TWELVE MINOR PROPHETS.

APPENDIX. THE APOCRYPHAL BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT.

PART III. FIRST DIVISION, GENERAL INTRODUCTION.

CHAPTER XXIV. LANGUAGE OF THE NEW TESTAMENT. 1. In the character of the original languages of the Bible...

CHAPTER XXV. EXTERNAL FORM OF THE NEW TESTAMENT.

CHAPTER XXVI. THE NEW TESTAMENT TEXT AND ITS HISTORY.

CHAPTER XXVII. FORMATION AND HISTORY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT CANON.

CHAPTER XXVIII. ANCIENT VERSIONS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT.

SECOND DIVISION, PARTICULAR INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER XXIX. THE HISTORICAL BOOKS. 1. The New Testament...

CHAPTER XXX. THE EPISTLES OF PAUL.

CHAPTER XXXI. THE CATHOLIC EPISTLES.

CHAPTER XXXII. THE APOCALYPSE.

APPENDIX TO PART III. WRITINGS OF THE APOSTOLIC FATHERS, WITH SOME NOTICES OF THE APOCRYPHAL NEW TESTAMENT WRITINGS.

PRINCIPLES OF BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION.

CHAPTER XXXIII. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. 1. The term Hermeneutics (Greek...

FIRST DIVISION. INTERPRETATION VIEWED ON THE HUMAN SIDE.

CHAPTER XXXIV. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF INTERPRETATION. 1. Since the Bible addresses men in human language...

CHAPTER XXXV. THE FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE OF SCRIPTURE.

SECOND DIVISION. INTERPRETATION VIEWED ON THE DIVINE SIDE

CHAPTER XXXVI. THE UNITY OF REVELATION. 1. "Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world;" and therefore they constitute together a self-consistent whole. To receive the Holy Scriptures as containing a revelation from God is to acknowledge that they possess an essential and all-pervading unity. Whoever speaks timidly and hesitatingly of the essential harmony between the Old Testament and the New...

CHAPTER XXXVII. SCRIPTURAL TYPES.

CHAPTER XXXVIII. INTERPRETATION OF PROPHECY.

CHAPTER XXXIX. QUOTATIONS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT IN THE NEW.

INDEX OF SUBJECTS.

INDEX OF TEXTS.

FAC-SIMILES




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