Current Promotions  

Product Reviews View Product Info

  1. Chasing the Eastern Star: Adventures in Biblical Reader Response Criticism
    Chasing the Eastern Star: Adventures in Biblical Reader Response Criticism
    Mark Allan Powell
    Westminster John Knox Press / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $22.99 Retail: $30.00 Save 23% ($7.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW222781
5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
4 out Of 5
(4 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. Eva Scott
    Greensboro, NC
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Scholarly work, not a light read
    July 11, 2011
    Eva Scott
    Greensboro, NC
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 4
    I will tell you right up front that I have just received this book, just started reading it, and have not completed it. However, I have skimmed through the book, and what I have read so far is why I purchased it - to look into how different people view the study of the Bible, as I teach many people the Bible who have never studied it before.

    The reason I'm doing this review now is to let potential purchasers know that this book is the author's thesis work or at least looks like that type of work. It includes an extensive note section as well as a short rebuttal section for anyone he quotes in the book in a way that may seem unfavorable. (I thought that was classy.)

    It does not seem to be a "dry" work with what I've read so far. The print is extremely small. (This is the main reason I did not give it the highest rating for "meets expectations.") So, you will need your reading glasses if you use those. I'm near-sighted and did not have that concern with the book. However, I still enjoy reading when the font type is larger. It helps me not lose my place in my reading when things are too crowded.

    If you are looking for a scholarly-type work, then this is a book you will like.
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1