* Blocked, bothered, and Bible-bewildered? Get "big picture" guidance through history's best-selling book! Revised and updated, Connelly's start-to-finish survey outlines how Scripture developed; highlights its unfolding message over 66 books; points out important people, places, and events; and clarifies crucial historical and cultural background. Learn trustworthy principles for interpretation---and gain a solid grasp on God's Word! 496 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
If you have a hard time making sense of the Bible, The Bible for Blockheads is for you. It will transform what might seem like gobbledygook into incredible significanceenough to change your life. It can do that because the Bible is more amazing than you've ever dreamed, packed with riches, and making sense of it is no mystery. You'll even have fun as you learn! The Bible for Blockheadsnewly revised and updatedhelps you to: - Discover how the Bible's message unfolds from start to finish - Learn how the Bible developed over many centuries - Familiarize yourself with the main divisions of the Bible and its 66 individual books - Find out proven principles for accurately interpreting what you read - Acquaint yourself with important people, places, and events of the Bible - Learn key biblical terms and discover the different types of literature represented in the Scriptures - Get a handle on the Bible's historical and cultural background - Discover why the Bible among all books is called "God's Word"
Douglas Connelly (MDiv, University of Michigan; MTh, Grace Theological Seminary) is the senior pastor of Parkside Community Church in Sterling Heights, Michigan, and an adjunct professor at Spring Arbor University. He is the author of several books, including The Bible for Blockheads, The Book of Revelation for Blockheads, and Amazing Discoveries That Unlock the Bible.
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