Item description for Jesus for Adults: The Search for Meaning and Purpose by Linda Rios Brook...
Overview Surveys have shown that most Christians do not know the Bible and do not believe what little they do know. One reason is because so much of the adult Bible education material available continues to teach grown up people using the same images, cliches and westernized interpretation used to teach children. Jesus for Adults examines the motives and personalities of the people who interacted with Jesus. It is written not so much for people who have already formed their belief system and need no further discussion, but for people who desperately want to believe, but who cannot be satisfied with the easy "Sunday School" answers that contradict their experience and understanding of the world and humanity.
It also addresses a more fundamental question?why believe anything?
Community Description Surveys have shown that most Christians don't know the Bible and don't believe what little they do know. One reason is because so much of the available adult Bible education material continues to teach using the same images, cliches, and westernized interpretation used to teach children. Jesus for Adults examines the motives and personalities of the people who interacted with Jesus. It's written for people who want to believe but can't be satisfied with the easy "Sunday School" answers that contradict their experience and understanding of the world and humanity.
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Studio: Destiny Image Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 6.02" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.67 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2006
Publisher DESTINY IMAGE #45
ISBN 0768423899 ISBN13 9780768423891
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More About Linda Rios Brook
Linda Rios Brook is the author of numerous books including the popular novel "Lucifer's Flood." The president of the Rios Brook Foundation, she is a sought after speaker and teacher on matters relevant to cultural restoration. She is an ordained minister, serves on the WLI faculty and has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Minnesota.
Linda Rios Brook currently resides in Palm Beach Gardens.
Reviews - What do customers think about Jesus For Adults?
Be Patient! Jan 30, 2007
Jesus for Adults is scripturally sound, interesting, and does not insult the intelligence. However, Brook is prone to ramble and skip around to topics that have little to do with the theme of a particular chapter. The forward, preface, and introduction are eye-opening, but also seem to be a "soap box" the author uses before starting the book. Once past these pre-chapters, the book is definitely worth reading. Those seeking the purpose of life, new Christians, and mature Christians will all walk away with something new, notably a deeper relationship with Christ.