Item description for These Things Are Written: An Introduction to the Religious Ideas of the Bible by James M. Efird & Efird...
Overview There has been no shortage of introductory studies on the Bible. What has been needed is a book that would meet the needs of everyone-students, Sunday school teachers, professors, ministers, lay persons, and scholars. James M. Efird's These Things Are Written does exactly that!
"These Things Are Written" was developed for and used successfully in both the university classroom and the church study group. It meets the highest standards of scholarly excellence "and" the equally important standard of usefulness. This book deserves a place in the library of every church and serious student of the Bible.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.07" Width: 8.07" Height: 3.19" Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2004
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0804200734 ISBN13 9780804200738
Availability 123 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 03:09.
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More About James M. Efird & Efird
James M. Efird is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Interpretation at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. He is the author of "How to Interpret the Bible"; "The Old Testament Writings: History, Literature, and Interpretation" (WJK); and "The New Testament Writings: History, Literature, and Interpretation" (WJK).
Reviews - What do customers think about These Things Are Written: An Introduction to the Religious Ideas of the Bible?
Another excellent work by Efird Dec 28, 2007
Provides an in depth and scholarly (yet highly readable), explanation of some of the more mysterious apocalyptic writings. James ("Mickey") Efird is something of a "state treasure" here in North Carolina: He has long worked as both a scholar/professor at Duke Divinity School, and as a teacher/special lecturer in numerous individual congregations. Not all may agree with his school of thought, but for me, it advanced my appreciation of the Bible.