Item description for The Books of the Bible: A Simple Guide by Stephen J. Binz...
Overview Many people feel reluctant to begin reading the Bible. It seems too big, too difficult, too controversial, too ancient. In this gem of a book, author and Scripture scholar, Stephen J. Binz encourages readers to overcome these fears by approaching the Bible in a realistic, do-able manner. He offers practical suggestions for making Bible reading a part of one's everyday routine, and he suggests that readers follow these four steps when reflecting on biblical passages: 1. Observe: what does the passage say? 2. Interpret: what does the passage mean? 3. Reflect: what does it mean for my life, my relationships, my faith? 4. Apply: how am I going to act on God's Word today? Best of all, this handy resource includes concise descriptions of every book in the Bible.
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Studio: Twenty-Third Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.37" Width: 5.97" Height: 0.17" Weight: 0.08 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2005
Publisher Twenty-Third Publications
ISBN 1585953865 ISBN13 9781585953868
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More About Stephen J. Binz
Stephen J. Binz is an award-winning author of over 40 books, biblical scholar, popular speaker, and psychotherapist. His many books include the new series Ancient-Future Bible Study (Brazos Press), Lectio Divina Bible Study (OSV), Threshold Bible Study (Twenty-Third), and Conversing with God in Scripture series (Word Among Us). Following graduate degrees at the Gregorian University, the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, and Hebrew University in Jerusalem, he has developed Bible studies in the church for over two decades and has offered numerous study trips and pilgrimages to biblical lands. Binz speaks frequently at churches and national conferences in the area of biblical studies, Christian spirituality, and psycho-social personal development. He is a L.C.S.W. and holds an S.S.L. in biblical studies. He lives with his wife Pamela in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. You may see his speaking topics and publications and contact him at Bridge-B.com.
Stephen J. Binz currently resides in Little Rock. Stephen J. Binz was born in 1955.
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