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Reading Assignment 1

Excerpt: Building Something Biblical, an excerpt from Don Graham’s Teaching Redemptively: Bringing grace and truth into your classroom (2nd ed.) (pp. 14-15).


  1. Graham, summarizing Greidanus, asserted there is no conflict to be found in truth that is revealed from the Bible and truth revealed from creation. What reason did he give for this assertion?

  2. How does the Bible serve as light for academic disciplines?

  3. To move beyond specific situations and examples to transcendent principles, one must interpret each text in the context of the _________ ___________.

  4. What is essential, according to Graham, if we are to extract principles from the Bible that we can use in academic inquiry?