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    DescriptionIt can no longer be assumed that most people--or even most Christians--have a basic understanding of the Bible. Many don't know the difference between the Old and New Testament, and even the more well-known biblical figures are often misunderstood. It is getting harder to talk about Jesus accurately and compellingly because listeners have no proper context with which to understand God's story of redemption. In this basic introduction to faith, D. A. Carson takes seekers, new Christians, and small groups through the big story of Scripture. He helps readers to know what they believe and why they believe it. The companion leader's guide helps evangelistic study groups, small groups, and Sunday school classes make the best use of this book in group settings.


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    Title
    The God Who is There
    Subtitle
    Finding Your Place in God's Story
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) D. A. Carson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780801013720
    ISBN 10: 0801013720
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC V2.8: REL012000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC V2.8: REL006080
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG, HRCX7
    DC22: 220.61
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25450
    B&T Approval Code: A13550000
    Ingram Subject Code: RF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Libri: I-RF
    B&T Approval Code: A13502500
    DC22: 220.6/1
    BISAC V2.8: REL067030
    B&T Approval Code: A13603000
    BISAC V2.8: REL006000, REL067000
    LC classification: BS511.3 .C376 2010
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, QRVC, QRVS4
    Publisher
    Baker Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
    Publication date
    01 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Ada, MI
    Author Information
    D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author or editor of more than forty books and is one of the leaders of the Gospel Coalition.
    Back cover copy
    Do you really know what the Bible is about? Most people--even most Christians--do not have a basic working knowledge of the Bible. How can we understand the story of God--and our part in it--when we're not familiar with it? In this basic introduction to faith, D. A. Carson takes you through the big story of Scripture to help you know what you believe and why you believe it. Make sure to get the companion leader's guide to help evangelistic study groups, small groups, and Sunday school classes make the best use of this book in group settings. "We live in a time when people quickly reject or accept the Bible without even knowing its contents. Carson does a masterful job of explaining the Scriptures so that a person who has never even opened the Bible can understand it. At the same time, those who grew up under its teaching will find valuable and obvious truths that will lead them to greater worship and appreciation of the God we serve."--Francis Chan, author of "Crazy Love" "A unique and important volume in many ways. As a ministry tool, it can be used for evangelism, since it so thoroughly lays out the doctrine of God. And yet it also does what the catechisms of the Reformation churches did: give Christians a grounding in basic biblical beliefs and behavior. By all means, get this book!"--Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City "What a wonderful resource! This book is a treasure for those who want to know what the Bible says as well as those of us who have read it, taught it, and lived it for years."--Crawford W. Loritts Jr., speaker, author, radio host, and senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church, Roswell, GA "Challenging yet respectful, thought-provoking yet accessible, faithful to the historic Christian faith yet relevant to our ever-changing world."--Randy Newman, staff member, Campus Crusade for Christ; author of "Questioning Evangelism" and "Corner Conversations" D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author or editor of more than forty books and is one of the leaders of the Gospel Coalition.