Episode

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The Inside-out Sandwich: The Bible and Commentaries

May 19, 2022

Are commentaries cheating? Marlin emphasizes first hand direct engagement with the text of scripture. If used carefully, commentaries can actually help this process. Marlin also discusses free study resources and biblical language tools. This conversation continues themes from Marlin’s essay “The Inside-Out Sandwich.”

Read Marlin’s essay The Inside-out Sandwich: An Approach to Studying and Teaching the Bible | Anabaptist Perspectives

Listen to Marlin’s essay here

See detailed tips for Bible study from Frank Reed’s article Studying the Word of God | Anabaptist Perspectives

 

Episode Guest Info

Marlin Sommers

Marlin works on various projects in addition to Anabaptist Perspectives. He is married to Meredith and father to Zadok, Katherine, Job, and Jude. He is from Wellspring Mennonite Church in Athens, Tennessee.

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Episode Host

Jaran Miller

Jaran Miller is a resident of Pennsylvania and a native of Tennessee. He received his K-12 education via homeschool, his college education at Lee University, and his most important education through the books he’s read and the human relationships he’s been privileged to have. Jaran enjoys living with his wife Sara. Together they engage in pursuits like playing the piano, reading books, and developing hospitality skills.

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