From Stone to Living Word: Letting the Bible Live Again  - Slightly Imperfect  -     By: Debbie Blue
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From Stone to Living Word: Letting the Bible Live Again - Slightly Imperfect

Brazos Press / 2007 / Paperback

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Christians have viewed the Bible in various ways: as a map to follow, an instruction manual for life, a moral code to live by. It's been called a firm foundation, a sword, a rock.

But what if the Bible is more like an octopus than a rock? What if it's wild, unpredictable, and unmanageable?

In From Stone to Living Word, author and pastor Debbie Blue shows how Christians have treated the Bible as a firm foundation---and thus an idol---rather than a "living response to a living being."

In the opening chapters of the book, Blue shows how Christians read and preach in ways that lean toward idolatry. Then she sets out to dismantle this tendency by interpreting important biblical themes such as creation, incarnation, atonement, and resurrection in a new way. Her reflections transform the familiar into something strange, new, thrilling, and alive.

In a world where idols are used to divide and oppress, Blue's recognition of the tendency to idolize the Bible frees Christians from preconceived notions, allowing them instead to discover new possibilities.

Blue's fresh and sharp insights will appeal to everyone from those who find the Bible irrelevant or suspect to those who are looking for a way to make their faith alive. Her winsome, honest, and often amusing writing captivates and inspires.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Brazos Press
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1587431904
ISBN-13: 9781587431906
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