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Interpretations of the protestant 66 bible texts may slightly differ based on church traditions, orthodox, protestant, catholic, pentecostal and such. But one could see bigger shift on interpretation when comparing New World Translation and Christian church translations in total. I'd call these main theological frameworks without knowing much of the terminology.

Are there any other similar major theological views to the bible texts than these two?

I'd consider gnostic interpretation some sort of view, but it is not as consistent as other two as far as I know. Any references to this kind of studies I'd appreciate.

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closed as too broad by Flimzy, David, El'endia Starman Oct 29 '13 at 1:04

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Hermeneutics is considered essential to interpreting Bible passages, and I have found it to be very interesting. You might enjoy checking out the hermeneutics site. – BYE Oct 28 '13 at 16:42
I agree with @CecilBeckum, hermeneutics is where this belongs. – The Freemason Oct 28 '13 at 17:24
This is a list question; there are many "correct" answers, according to whom you ask, making it a poor question for SE. – Flimzy Oct 28 '13 at 19:17
@SomeFreeMason: I don't think CecilBeckum's point was that this question belongs on BH, but that BH is one part of the answer to the question. This question clearly does not belong on BH, as it's about Biblical interpretation. – Flimzy Oct 28 '13 at 20:06

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The Bible builds upon itself and you must let the Bible interpret itself. It is hard to detach yourself from the ideas you've been taught, but you must let the Bible interpret itself.

We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

2 Peter 1:19-21

God meant there to be one interpretation, so don't take one text and make a teaching, doctrine, or religion out of it. It must be substantiated by the rest of the Bible. This is why it is dangerous to be a "New Testament Only" Christian.

Nevertheless, the most important thing when you're reading the Bible is to pray. Ask the LORD's guidance before you open His Word. Who better to explain to you what is written than the Author Himself?

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