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treating scripture as a collection of isolated verses
Proof-text/Fragmentary
looking for support of things we already believe to be true
Dogmatic
the 5000 were fed because people shared food
Rationalistic
Virgin birth was a myth to teach us about incarnation
Mythological
Fails to see the spiritual meaning of Biblical events
Historical
stories of the Bible are parables
Allegorical
"this is my body" rather than represents my body
Overly-literal
Sees hidden meaning in obscure details
Typological
scorpion with sting in tail represents Russian backfire bomber
Overly specific predictive interpretation
applies one part of passage but ignore the rest
Selective interpretation
specific instruction and applying to everyone of all times in history
Generalized interpretation
bases teaching on an isolated passage and ignores other passages
Isolated interpretation
Bible gives answers for every possible question and it contains some specific and many general principles
Encyclopedic interpretation
someone who was influenced by surrounding culture
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