The How-to Book of the Bible

( 1 )

Overview

Perhaps you know very little about the Bible... or enough to realize there's so much more to discover! Maybe your previous attempts to read the Bible have not been fruitful, and you don't get much out of the readings at Mass.

The How-To Book of the Bible is your key to unlocking this treasure. Unlike other Bible-related books, this one not only introduces you to the Scriptures, but also helps you develop a deep, fulfilling, and lasting bond ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (13) from $1.99   
  • New (6) from $5.99   
  • Used (7) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

Perhaps you know very little about the Bible... or enough to realize there's so much more to discover! Maybe your previous attempts to read the Bible have not been fruitful, and you don't get much out of the readings at Mass.

The How-To Book of the Bible is your key to unlocking this treasure. Unlike other Bible-related books, this one not only introduces you to the Scriptures, but also helps you develop a deep, fulfilling, and lasting bond with the Bible.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592760954
  • Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor (IN)
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Pages: 351
  • Product dimensions: 5.34 (w) x 8.14 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 5
Section 1 How to Read the Bible 15
Chapter 1 The Contents of the Bible 17
Chapter 2 The Word of God 25
Chapter 3 The Human Development of the Bible 33
Chapter 4 How to Select a Bible Translation 44
Chapter 5 How to Develop a Bible-Reading Plan 64
Chapter 6 How to Read the Bible Holistically 77
Chapter 7 How to Apply Lectio Divina to Life, Groups, and Art 93
Chapter 8 How to Recognize Levels of Meaning in the Bible and Life 103
Section 2 How to Read the New Testament 115
Chapter 9 Introducing the New Testament 117
Chapter 10 How to Read Mark, the Gospel of the Cross 138
Chapter 11 How to Read Matthew, the Gospel of the Church 143
Chapter 12 How to Read the Gospel of the Spirit: Luke and Acts of the Apostles 153
Chapter 13 How to Read the Contemplative Gospel and Letters of John 163
Chapter 14 How to Interpret and Apply the Passion Narratives 178
Chapter 15 How to Contemplate the Resurrection Narratives 204
Chapter 16 How to Read and Experience the Letters of St. Paul 212
Chapter 17 How to Read and Persevere With the Letter to the Hebrews 232
Chapter 18 How to Read and Apply the Catholic Epistles 235
Chapter 19 How to Read and Understand the Book of Revelation: Where Do We Go From Here? 242
Section 3 How to Read the Old Testament 253
Chapter 20 The Context of the Old Testament 255
Chapter 21 How to Read and Receive the Pentateuch 261
Chapter 22 How to Pray and Live the Psalms 283
Chapter 23 How to Read and Relate to the Historical Books 294
Chapter 24 How to Read the Wisdom Books and Wise Up 309
Chapter 25 How to Read and Heed the Prophetic Books 323
Chapter 26 How to Bring the Bible to Life: Reading the Signs of the Times 343
Bibliography 349
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 1
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(1)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2009

    Nothing original.

    In this blatant knock off of the Idiot's Guide to the Bible, no real new ground is covered. Try the original version instead.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)