Understanding the Bible

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Baker Books, 2001 - Religion - 168 pages
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Renowned author and preacher John Stott offers an excellent reference for students and lay readers struggling to make sense of the Bible. This broad introduction lays the foundation for understanding the Bible by combining elements of Old and New Testament survey, biblical backgrounds, basic theology, and an excellent chapter on Scripture interpretation.The attractive layout of Understanding the Bible includes full-color photographs and maps, callout sections, and other instructional features that present insight into how the Bible fits together and further enhance the book’s readability. Stott’s understandable teaching style will be welcomed by those looking for an accessible overview of the entire Bible.

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This book would be much better without the idea that the "dust" god used to make Adam was the caveman of evolution. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

John Stott was born in London, England on April 27, 1921. He converted to Christianity in 1938. He graduated with a double first in French and theology from Trinity College, Cambridge University. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1945. He published over 70 books between 1954 and 2010 including Personal Evangelism, Becoming a Christian, Parochial Evangelism by the Laity, Basic Christianity, The Cross of Christ, Issues Facing Christians Today, and The Radical Disciple. He died on July 27, 2011 at the age of 90.

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