The Storyteller's Companion to the Bible: Genesis

The Storyteller's Companion to the Bible: Genesis

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Overview

The Storyteller's Companion to the Bible: Genesis by John C. Holbert, Michael E. Williams

This volume is for anyone who would like to imaginatively and memorably retell Bible stories from Genesis. Whether you are a preacher, a Sunday school teacher, or a parent, you will discover in this book everything you need to dynamically retell many of the foundational stories of the Jewish and Christian faiths. The authors stress that retellings are not intended to be memorized, but rather to spark your imagination. Additionally, Jewish midrashim offer unique, rabbinic interpretations of the stories in Genesis.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780687396702
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: 05/28/1991
Series: Storyteller's Companion to the Bible Series
Pages: 7
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.36(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

John C. Holbert wrote these lessons on Psalms. Dr. Holbert, an ordained United Methodist minister, served as Professor Emeritus of Homiletics at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. His teaching specialties were in preaching, Hebrew Bible, and literature and preaching.

Michael E. Williams is senior pastor at West End United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of numerous articles, stories, poems, and books and is general editor of The Storyteller’s Companion to the Bible series. A frequent guest-speaker and workshop leader at regional, national, and international events, Dr. Williams has been a featured storyteller at the National Storytelling Festival and has taught at the National Institutes of Storytelling.

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