Research Term: Hermeneutics (Biblical Interpretation)

Summit Lecture Series

John Stonestreet Responds to the Discussion on Same-Sex Marriage
In this short discussion from February 25, 2013, Summit’s John Stonestreet walks responds to the discussion of the previous night between Glenn Stanton and Jonathan Rauch on the issue of same-sex marriage. Recorded at Summit’s 2013 Adult Conference, Stonestreet handles questions from conference attendees about the discussion they watched the night before. To see the discussion between Stanton and Rauch, click here. To go to Summit’s Vimeo page to view shorter portions of the discussion, click here.

Context Relativism
Gregory Koukl (Stand to Reason and Biola University) unashamedly but tactfully addresses a controversial issue within the church today. Asking listeners to make a commitment to consider his argument, he opens by giving three examples of how Christians not only misapply what they read in the Scriptures, but more specifically how they misread the Bible altogether. He then gives copious Biblical support for this claim, showing how the ideas of Post-Modernism have subtly crept their way into the practices of Christians. But he doesn’t end there; he offers listeners tips on how to avoid this error. In order to make sure that the different methods are fully understood, he finishes by walking through multiple passages of Scripture, showing how to read the text the way it was originally intended to be read.