Reading the Bible: A Study Guide / Edition 1

Reading the Bible: A Study Guide / Edition 1

by Timothy R. Carmody
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0809141892

ISBN-13: 9780809141890

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: Paulist Press

Ideal for introductory Bible courses, adult education groups, and readers of any faith, this book is an invitation to engage biblical text in a direct, fulfilling, and honest manner in order to better understand and interpret it, and to enter into the process of learning how to do this.

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Ideal for introductory Bible courses, adult education groups, and readers of any faith, this book is an invitation to engage biblical text in a direct, fulfilling, and honest manner in order to better understand and interpret it, and to enter into the process of learning how to do this.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809141890
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
305,185
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1.Bible Basics: Reading the Bible in Faith1
Creating Readers of the Bible1
The Bible as the Word of God2
The Canon of the Bible6
The Process of Creating the Bible8
The Meaning of the Bible10
The Bible as History15
Genres of the Bible16
The Text of the Bible17
Order of Study20
Using Your Bible20
2.Old Testament Introduction24
3.Pentateuch39
Introduction39
Mythical Prehistory52
Genesis 2--352
Ancestral Narratives60
Introduction60
Jacob and Esau (Genesis 27)62
The Law68
Introduction68
Exodus 21, 34; Leviticus 20; Deuteronomy 570
4.Historical Books86
Introduction86
Deuteronomistic History89
Introduction89
Judges 4--590
Historical Novels99
Introduction99
Ruth 3101
5.Wisdom Books109
Introduction109
Job116
Introduction116
Job 6--7120
Psalms125
Introduction125
Psalm 22128
Proverbs132
Introduction132
Proverbs 9135
6.The Prophets139
Introduction139
Isaiah152
Introduction152
Isaiah 6155
Jeremiah162
Introduction162
Jeremiah 13:1-11166
Jeremiah 20:7-18169
Daniel173
Introduction173
Daniel 7177
7.New Testament Introduction185
8.Gospels and Acts of the Apostles196
Introduction196
Matthew205
Introduction205
Matthew 2:13-23213
Matthew 9:18-26220
Matthew 18:10-14228
John236
Introduction236
John 10:1-18241
9.Letters of Paul248
Introduction248
Romans262
Introduction262
Romans 3:21-26267
1 Thessalonians273
Introduction273
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18276
10.Later New Testament Writings282
Introduction282
1 Peter283
Introduction283
1 Peter 3:13-22289
Revelation292
Introduction292
Revelation 14:14-20300
Glossary306

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