Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.
For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.
This compact, one-semester introduction to the Bible prepares students to begin reading the biblical text as Christian Scripture, focusing on the meaning of Scripture for the church. The editors and contributors--experienced teachers with expertise in different parts of the Bible--orient students to the whole of Scripture so that they may read the biblical text for themselves. The book first explains what Christians believe about Scripture and gives a bird's-eye survey of the whole biblical story. Chapters then introduce the story, arrangement, style, and key ideas of each division of the Old and New Testament, helping readers see how the books of the Bible make a coherent whole.
|Publisher:||Baker Publishing Group|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||3 MB|
About the Author
Robert W. Wall (ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is Paul T. Walls Professor of Scripture and Wesleyan Studies at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington. He has authored numerous journal articles and several books, including commentaries on Revelation, Colossians/Philemon, James, Acts, and the Pastoral Epistles.
David R. Nienhuis (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament studies at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington. He is the author of Not by Paul Alone: The Formation of the Catholic Epistle Collection and the Christian Canon and is the coeditor, with Robert W. Wall, of Reading the Epistles of James, Peter, John & Jude as Scripture and A Compact Guide to the Whole Bible: Learning to Read Scripture's Story.
Table of ContentsContents
1. Reading the Bible as Scripture
2. Reading the Bible as Story
3. The Beginning of the Story
4. The Story of Israel in (and out of) the Land
5. The Witness of Israel's Poets and Sages
Job-Song of Songs
6. The Witness of Israel's Prophets
7. Israel in Waiting
The Time between the Two Testaments
8. The Story of Jesus
The Four Gospels
9. The Story of the Church
Acts and the Letters
10. The Story's Conclusion
The Revelation to John