The Bible Makes Sense

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John Knox Press, 1977 - Bible - 155 pages
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This unique how to book about the Bible goes beyond simply introducing major themes. The author offers an engaging biblical understanding of the world that leads to joy, life, and wholeness, described in an insightful synthesis tht enlivens the Scriptures. Brueggemann suggests that insiders to biblical faith will find energy and illumination that outsiders never guess at.

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User Review  - jdrtsn - LibraryThing

This simple but straight forward book gives anyone who wants to understand the Bible a wonderful place to start. The book is short but it gives you a taste of Brueggemann's style, deft writing and ... Read full review

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User Review  - jd234512 - LibraryThing

This was a very appropriate and important book for me to be reading at this point. I have recently gotten into theology quite a bit more(at least on a more scholarly level) but have found myself ... Read full review

Contents

The Possibility of a Fresh Perspective
9
Nurturing a Historical Imagination
29
Making Sense as an Insider
45
Copyright

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About the author (1977)

Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. A past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, he is one of today's preeminent interpreters of Scripture.

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