Bible Curiosities: An Illustrated Guide to the Mysterious, Odd, and Shocking Stories of Scripture (Illustrated Bible Handbook Series)

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Don’t ever think the Bible’s boring. . .it’s packed with amazing, mysterious stories—exactly the kind of wonders you’ll find in Bible Curiosities. This fully illustrated guide to the amazing, odd, and shocking stories of scripture contains almost five dozen informative, intriguing, often humorously written entries. Find out more about the Bible’s “Terminator”. . .the other Noah. . .the “lost letter” of Paul. . .bad apples on Jesus’ family tree. . .the mysterious death of Judas Iscariot. . .and much, much more. Appropriate for readers from junior high and up, Bible Curiosities promises entertainment, education, and edification—as every amazing story in scripture points us back to God’s power and love.

 

 

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This fully illustrated guide to the amazing stories of scripture contains almost five dozen informative, intriguing, humorously written entries—on the Bible’s “Terminator”. . .the other Noah. . .the “lost letter” of Paul. . .bad apples on Jesus’ family tree. . . and much more. It’s appropriate for readers from junior high and up.

 

 

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Think the Bible is boring?

Think again.

You’ll find the most amazing things in the Bible. You’ll find odd and shocking things. You’ll find truly curious things. And you’ll read about many of them in this book.

            Here, in dozens of easy-reading (and often humorous!) chapters, you’ll find details on the strange and obscure people and events of scripture, as well as a fresh and fascinating take on some more familiar stories:

 

  • The mysterious death of Judas Iscariot
  • A man with 700 wives
  • The Bible’s other Noah
  • UFO files
  • God’s sense of humor
  • The “water of jealousy”
  • A killer sermon—literally speaking
  • The ark of the covenant’s location
  • Bad apples on Jesus’ family tree
  • And 50 more

     

    Featuring plenty of intriguing sidebars, a full subject index, and an inviting design with scores of full-color images, Bible Curiosities will intrigue as it informs.

                If you’ve ever thought the Bible was boring, think again.

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