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Author: Mark Powell

The Subjective Part of Biblical Interpretation

For centuries the church has properly noted the social location of various parts of the Bible. But what about the social location of the readers? In today’s Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Mark A. Powell illustrates how our own cultural backgrounds color what we see in the biblical text.

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A Surprising Twist on the Parable of the Good Samaritan

The parable of the Good Samaritan continues to be one of the most well-known stories of Scripture. There remain, however, treasures to be gleaned by reading it with fresh eyes and from insights of different people groups. In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. Mark Allen Powell shows the surprising results of simply empathizing with an unsuspecting character in the story.

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