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There's so much to know about the Bible! Who wrote it, and when, where, and why? What is its message? What is the foundation for its claim to be a "holy" book, the book of God? And how is it to be interpreted? These are important questions to ask whether you're reading the Bible for the first time or wishing to learn more from it than you have in the past.
Understanding the Bible has the answers. An introduction to the major themes and sections of Scripture, it offers a wealth of helpful information. Esteemed author John Stott reveals how the entire Bible fits together. He covers the geography, history, theology, authority, and interpretation of the Bible, all in this one volume. Stott's clear explanations, along with color photographs, maps, callout sections, and other features make this an indispensable reference tool.
Plumb the depths of Scripture and gain new insight into its meaning and purpose. This accessible book uncovers the answers that allow you to love the Bible more and understand it better.
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To apprehend Jesus in his fullness, writes world-renowned scholar John Stott, it is essential to understand the setting within which God offers him to us. He sent him to a particular place, at a particular time, and within a particular framework of truth. To new Christians as well as seasoned believers who want a fresh perspective, Understanding the Bible offers a strong grasp of the Bible's message and its focal point, Jesus Christ. New features in this edition include focus questions at the beginning of each chapter, new maps, and an index.From the Author:
John R. W. Stott is rector emeritus of All Souls Church in London and has a worldwide ministry as Bible expositor, conference speaker, and writer. His other books include Basic Christianity, Christ the Controversialist, and Understanding Christ
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Book Description Zondervan Pub. House, 1979. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M031041430X