The historical-grammatical interpretation method involves attempting to discover the author's intent in a biblical passage by studying its grammar, syntax, literary genre, and textual and historical context. This is the preferred interpretation method of many conservative Protestants who reject the historical-critical approach to interpretation.

For a fuller description, see this question: What is the "Grammatical Historical Approach" to hermeneutics?

For a comparison of the historical-grammatical and historical-critical methods, see this question.

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