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A reader's guide to the Bible

Author: John Goldingay
Publisher: Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a concise overview of the whole Bible. After anchoring it in its ancient world, Goldingay views Scripture as the story of God and his people, the word of God to his people, and Israel's response to God. In story, statements, and pictures, the Bible answers our ultimate questions. A master interpreter takes us to the heart of the matter.
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Genre/Form: Introductions
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goldingay, John.
Reader's guide to the Bible.
Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017041207
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Goldingay
ISBN: 9780830892860 0830892869
OCLC Number: 1003132315
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: God's story and God's word in God's world --
The events of the Bible --
The land of the Bible --
The story of god and his people --
Beginnings: Genesis to Numbers --
From triumph to defeat: Deuteronomy to Kings --
The story of the community: Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah --
Short stories: Ruth, Esther, Jonah, and Daniel --
The story of Jesus and the church: Matthew to Acts --
The word of God to his people --
The instruction of the priests: Exodus to Deuteronomy --
The message of the prophets: Isaiah to Malachi --
The letters of the apostles: Romans to Jude --
The visions of the seers: Daniel, Revelation --
The advice of the experts: Proverbs, Song of Songs --
Israel's response to God --
Prayer and praise: Psalms, Lamentations --
Doubts and certainties: Ecclesiastes, Job --
The Bible today.
Responsibility: John Goldingay.

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Here is a concise overview of the whole Bible. After anchoring it in its ancient world, Goldingay views Scripture as the story of God and his people, the word of God to his people, and Israel's response to God. In story, statements, and pictures, the Bible answers our ultimate questions. A master interpreter takes us to the heart of the matter.

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