Respected teacher and scholar John Stott gives students, lay leaders, and new Christians an essential grasp of theBible's message in the context of its georgaphical, historical, and ancient Jewish religious settings in this foundational introduction to the Bible. More importantly, Stott enlarges our vision of Christ by revealing him as the focal point of the entire Bible. Stott answers the basic questions "Who wrote the Bible?" "What is its message?" "Why is it thought to be a holy book?" and places Jesus inthe geographical, religious, and historical setting in which he came to earth. Also includes maps and focus questions at the beginning of each chapter.
Author John Stott examines the cultural, social, geographical, and historical background of the Bible, as he outlines the story with its central theme, and as he explains its message. The book now includes study questions, index, and maps.
The Reverend Dr. John Stott was Rector Emeritus of All Souls Church, Langham Place in London, England, and had a worldwide ministry as a Bible expositor, speaker, and writer.
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