The Essential Bible is a readable, easy-to-understand summary of all the major stories in both the Old and New Testaments. Not a story book, the text fills a void for teachers in varioius educational stituations. Pastors; seminary professors; Bible study, confirmation, and Sunday School teachers; and parents will find this an invaluable tool for teaching about the most important people and events in the scriptures. Most importantly, The Essential Bible was written for anyone seeking to understand the Bible for the first time. The text provides chapter and verse references for each story as well as explanatory notes for difficult passages. Helpful supplementary pieces are found in the appendix. Basic Biblical literacy is fundamental not only for spiritual but also for social and cultural education. The Essential Bible provides that literacy to readers of all ages.
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The Rev. Bradley C. Jenson, CFP, CIMA, a graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfied, MN, and Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, served as an ordained minister for over 20 years. He is currently a financial planner and investment management consultant in Duluth, MN. Jill D. Jenson, Ed.D., a graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, MN; the University of Minnesota Duluth, and the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is an Associate Professor in the Writing Studies Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
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Book Description Azariah Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. third edition edition. 95 pages. 8.40x5.50x0.40 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1450765718