A Spectator's Guide to the Bible

A Spectator's Guide to the Bible

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Are you willing to give a few hours of your time to understand the book that has consistently outsold all others - everywhere? What makes the Bible special? What message is it trying to convey, and why does it matter? What relevance does it have for today's world - and today's people? A Spectator's Guide to the Bible covers: * A PUBLISHER'S DREAM: Why the Bible is still history's bestseller * THE GENESIS OF EVERYTHING: Does the Bible really teach 6-day creation * HOW EVERYTHING IS GOOD: God, atheism and the point of life * WHY SO MUCH IS BAD: The Bible's diagnosis of our problem * PLAN A, B & C: Three things God intends to make right * THE GOOD LIFE: What's the point of the Old Testament law? * UNHOLY WAR: The violence of the Bible * KINGDOM COME: The Bible's vision of the true leader * ALPHA AND OMEGA: Jesus as the fulfillment of everything * THE GREAT WORK: The church's roles in society * THE FOUNDER OF CHRISTIANITY?: What the apostle Paul did and didn't do * THE END OF THE WORLD AND OTHER MYTHS: What God intends to do with everything and why it matters now
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 127 x 191mm | 454g
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 074595507X
  • 9780745955070

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"[An] exuberantly joyful meditation . . . compelling and readable. . . . This is a wonderful book and is highly recommended for readers, indeed seekers, at all levels." --Publishers Weekly starred review of A Spectator's Guide to Jesus
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About John Dickson

John Dickson i s an historian, musician and bestselling author. He is an Honorary Associate in the Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University (Sydney) where he also teaches a course on world religions. He lives in Sydney with his family and spends his time researching, writing and speaking about life's big questions.
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