Journey inside the pages of Scripture to meet a personal God who enters individual lives and begins a creative work from the inside out. Shaped with the individual in mind, Immersion encourages simultaneous engagement both with the Word of God and with the God of the Word to become a new creation in Christ. Immersion, inspired by a fresh translation--the Common English Bible--stands firmly on Scripture and helps readers explore the emotional, spiritual, and intellectual needs of their personal faith. More importantly, theyll be able to discover Gods revelation through readings and reflections.
Emerson B. Powery, Professor of Biblical Studies at Messiah College, was a contributor to the Wesley Study Bible and co-authored Invitation to the New Testament (a short-term DISCIPLE Bible study). He wrote Jesus Reads Scripture (Brill, 2003) and was one of the lead editors for True to Our Native Land: An African American New Testament Commentary (Fortress, 2007). Powery received a Master of Divinitydegree from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in New Testament and Christian
Jack A. Keller, Jr. served as project editor for the critically-acclaimed and best-selling New Interpreter's Bible commentary series. Dr. Keller is co-editor of the 26-volume Immersion Bible Studies series. A regular Sunday school teacher himself, he has been writing and editing resources for laity, pastors, students, and scholars for more than 25 years.