Item description for Journeying: A Beginner's Guide to the Bible by Michael Trainor...
Overview Have you ever started to read the Bible and found yourself giving up, frustrated or disappointed? A first-time Bible reader will appreciate this easy guide that seeks to address such frustration. Journeying-A Beginner's Guide To The Bible presumes little or no knowledge and accompanies the reader on a wonderful journey through the major types of writing that are present in the Bible. Each chapter concludes with questions for personal reflection or group study. A final chapter suggests how to continue on this journey.
Publishers Description This is a short and easy to understand introduction to reading the Bible. It discusses the various kinds of writing found in the Bible -- such as history, poetry, wisdom literature, gospels, epistles -- in order to help the reader better appreciate and understand them. The book does not presuppose any background in scripture studies on the part of the reader.
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Studio: Alba House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.26" Weight: 0.24 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2005
Publisher St Pauls Publishing
ISBN 0818909862 ISBN13 9780818909863
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More About Michael Trainor
Michael Trainor teaches at the Adelaide College of Divinity, in the School of Theology, Flinders University, South Australia. He has published widely in areas of theology, education, and Scripture. His most recent book with Liturgical Press was The Quest for Home: The Household in Mark's Gospel (2001). His interest in Epaphras comes out of his current research with colleagues in Australia and Turkey to interpret archaeologically the site of ancient Colossae in southern Turkey.
Michael Trainor currently resides in Adelaide.
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