A Reader's Guide to the Bible

Editor/Author Goldingay, John
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

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ISBN: 978-0-8308-5174-4
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

John Goldingay places the biblical books in their times and settings, and then lays out a memorable pattern for understanding the Bible.

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Table of Contents

  • Part I: God's Story and God's Word in God's World
  • Preface
  • 1 The Events of the Bible
  • 2 The Land of the Bible
  • Part II: The Story of God and His People
  • Preface
  • 3 Beginnings: Genesis to Numbers
  • 4 From Triumph to Defeat: Deuteronomy to Kings
  • 5 The Story of the Community: Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah
  • 6 Short Stories: Ruth, Esther, Jonah, and Daniel
  • 7 The Story of Jesus and the Church: Matthew to Acts
  • Part III: The Word of God to His People
  • Preface
  • 8 The Instruction of the Priests: Exodus to Deuteronomy
  • 9 The Message of the Prophets: Isaiah to Malachi
  • 10 The Letters of the Apostles: Romans to Jude
  • 11 The Advice of the Experts: Proverbs and Song of Songs
  • 12 The Visions of the Seers: Daniel and Revelation
  • Part IV: Israel's Response to God
  • Preface
  • 13 Prayer and Praise: Psalms and Lamentations
  • 14 Doubts and Certainties: Ecclesiastes and Job
  • Epilogue - The Bible Today
  • Scripture Index
  • Praise for A Reader's Guide to the Bible
  • About the Author