Content tagged with "bible"

The Bible Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
Book Review
November 11, 2020
159

“This a lovely, coffee table-ish book about the Bible. It’s a sequential tour through the Bible, story by story. Every story you’ve ever heard from the Bible – they’re all in here. The chapter header…”

Don't Know Much About the Bible: Everything You Need to Know About the Good Book but Never Learned
Book Review
April 30, 2017
89

“I love Davis’s ‘don’t know much about’ books. He takes BIG subjects and writes about them in interesting ways. Kind of a frequently-asked-questions mode. He starts nowhere in particular, and meanders…”

The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon
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May 16, 2017
120

“I’ll freely admit that a lot of this went over my head. This is not an approachable book. It’s very academic and more appropriate to seminary students. However, it does make clear the critical point…”

God's Secretaries : The Making of the King James Bible
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January 12, 2019
325

“What’s interesting about this book is that there’s just very little information about the actual process of creating the King James Bible. Not much of the historical record of the actual translation…”

How to Read the Bible Book by Book: A Guided Tour
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March 27, 2017
38

“I did not write a review for this book.”

How to Read the Bible Like a Seminary Professor: A Practical and Entertaining Exploration of the World's Most Famous Book
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December 25, 2016
46

“I did not write a review for this book.”

The Problem of War in the Old Testament
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May 5, 2017
102

“I think I need to read this again. It’s complicated. The author is attempted to explain why war is so prevalent and violent in the Old Testament, but I – on first reading – it sounds like a very…”

Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses
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March 13, 2022
137

“I’m not rating this one because I quit about halfway through. What bothers me is that I don’t know why I didn’t like it. I am very interested in the subject matter. This should absolutely be a book I…”

What's In The Bible: The Story Of God Through Time And Eternity
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Book Review
July 26, 2018
40

“A summary and commentary on the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation.”