Reading the Bible can be intimidating, no matter where you are in your faith walk. Helping you make sense of God's Word, Marty and Seevers move from Genesis to Revelation, cutting to the heart of each book, explaining what each one is saying in an easy-to-understand way, and revealing why its message is still relevant today.
A Friendly Overview of Every Book of the Bible
Reading the Bible can be intimidating. Made up of sixty-six "books" ranging in subject matter from history to instruction, from poetry to prophecy, this all-time bestseller is frequently misunderstood, even by those who read it regularly.
In this easy-to-read handbook, two respected Bible professors will help you make sense of the Bible, book-by-book. Using a conversational tone, they cut right to the heart of the matter, focusing on two main questions: "What does it say?" and "Why does it matter?"
Whether you're a seasoned reader of Scripture or reading it for the first time, you're sure to come away with a better understanding of what the Bible is all about and why it is the most important book you'll ever read.
Dr. William H. Marty (MDiv, Denver Seminary, ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is Professor of Bible at Moody Bible Institute. He teaches and writes on both the New and Old Testaments and is the author of The Whole Bible Story, which has sold over 100,000 copies, and the recently released The World of Jesus. Dr. Marty lives with his wife in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Boyd Seevers (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, PhD, Trinity Evangelical Seminary) is Professor of Old Testament Studies at University of Northwestern, St. Paul, in Minnesota. Dr. Seevers studied and lived in Israel for eight years and has published one book, Hidden in Plain Sight. He lives with his wife and four children in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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