A Doubter's Guide to the Bible
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A Doubter's Guide to the Bible : Inside History's Bestseller for Believers and Skeptics

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A Doubter's Guide to the Bible is a concise account of the whole biblical narrative and the lifestyle it inspires, representing a unique and engaging framework for those observing Christianity from the outside, especially those who think there are good reasons not to believe. In this book, Dickson provides a readable and winsome Bible primer summarizing the main themes in scripture, and addresses tough questions such as "How can we read the creation account in Genesis in light of modern science? " and, "how do we approach Old Testament law when it appears inconsistent and irrelevant?" By presenting the whole of the Bible as an account of God's promise to restore humanity to Himself, and humanity to one another and to creation, Dickson allows believers and skeptics alike to gain insight into why the Bible has been a compelling, life-changing, and magnetic force throughout the ages.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 127 x 180.34 x 17.78mm | 136.08g
  • ZONDERVAN
  • Grand Rapids, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0310518431
  • 9780310518433
  • 57,689

About John Dickson

John Dickson (PhD, Macquarie University, Sydney) is a senior research fellow of the Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University; codirector of the Centre for Public Christianity; and senior minister at St. Andrew's Roseville. The author of more than a dozen books, he is the host of two major historical documentaries for Australian television and is a busy public speaker in corporations, universities, churches, and conferences.show more

Table of contents

Introduction Chapter 1: How Everything is Good Chapter 2: Why So Much is Bad Chapter 3: Plan A, B, and C Chapter 4: The Good Life Chapter 5: Justice for All Chapter 6: Kingdom Come Chapter 7: The Wait is (Almost) Over Chapter 8: The Great Work Chapter 9: Concerning Life and Doctrine Chapter 10: How Everything is Good Againshow more

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