Story: Recapture the Mystery

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Baker Publishing Group, Feb 1, 2006 - Religion - 235 pages
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"The empty tomb doesn't make sense without the cross, the cross doesn't make sense without the manger, and the manger doesn't make sense without the garden," says author Steven James. To understand Easter, it is necessary to experience the entire Christian story. Like people who walk in at the end of a movie and wonder what all the fuss is about, so too Christians need to know their history--from creation to the first sin, from Christ's first miracle to his death, and everything in between.

Story invites readers on a dramatic journey through the greatest story ever told. Using the power of imagery to move readers back to a place where they can encounter God, Steven James makes familiar Bible narratives come alive in provocative and poetic ways. Using thirty short, image-based chapters, Story makes the gospel real for a postmodern world and allows readers to meet Christ again or for the very first time.

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User Review  - Brenda Gayer -

Wonderful book...a great walk thru the Bible. Steven James has a great way of relating details from the Bible stories you've heard all your life. I enjoyed every moment during those 208 pages! Read full review

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User Review  - l_millsaps - LibraryThing

Have you ever wondered why you don't find the Bible to be a more gripping tale? It is, after all, the bestselling book of all time. Do you look around on Sunday morning and see other people who are ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Critically acclaimed author Steven James has written more than thirty books, including Story, A Heart Exposed, and the bestselling Patrick Bowers thriller series. He is considered one of the nation's most innovative storytellers and versatile authors, and is a contributing editor to Writer's Digest. Steven lives in Tennessee with his wife and three daughters.

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