At first glance, The Complete Idiotís Guide to the Bible seems irreverent at best, but as the saying goes, "Judge not ... a book by its cover." This little addition to the Complete Idiotís series tackles one of the most intimidating and misrepresented subjects of the past 2,000 years and succeeds in producing a competent and thorough guide to the world's all-time bestseller. Jim Bell and Stan Campbellís success is largely due to their humorous and conversational writing style. Their treatment of the Old Testament in particular is both an intriguing and hilarious ride through the drama of biblical history. With chapter headings like "Abraham: the not-so-accidental tourist" and "Tell-a-Vision Personalities (Isaiah through Malachi)," the authors provide a memorable picture of the goings-on in the first 39 books of the Bible. The Abraham chapter includes, among other noteworthy (and entertaining) facts, how Israel became the Hebrew "Promised Land," the origin of the phrase "fire and brimstone," and some of the less illustrious deeds of this "man of faith."
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This audio walks both experienced Bible readers and those seeking it out for the first time through a chronological, story-by-story and person-by-person experience.About the Author:
James S. Bell Jr. is the owner of Whitestone Communications and has served as executive editor of Moody Press and director of religious publishing at Doubleday. He is co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guides to the Bible, the Book of Revelation, and the Reformation and Protestantism. He also serves as editor of the Christian Family Guide series from Alpha Books.
Stan Campbell has been a full-time writer in Christian publishing for 10 years and in a church ministry for 15 years. Among his almost three dozen books are an eight-book through-the-Bible series and other Bible-related books for teenagers and adults.
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Book Description Alpha, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028643828
Book Description Alpha, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028643828
Book Description Alpha, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110028643828