The Bible for Grown-Ups

A New Look at the Good Book


Author: Simon Loveday

Publisher: Icon Books

ISBN: 1785781324

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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‘Loveday’s case is that the mantle of historical truth and divine authority has placed upon the Bible an intolerable weight, crushing it as a creative work of immense imaginative and inspirational power. His argument is both fascinating and persuasive.’ Matthew Parris The Bible for Grown-Ups neither requires, nor rejects, belief. It sets out to help intelligent adults make sense of the Bible – a book that is too large to swallow whole, yet too important in our history and culture to spit out. Why do the creation stories in Genesis contradict each other? Did the Exodus really happen? Was King David a historical figure? Why is Matthew’s account of the birth of Jesus so different from Luke’s? Why was St Paul so rude about St Peter? Every Biblical author wrote for their own time, and their own audience. In short, nothing in the Bible is quite what it seems. Literary critic Simon Loveday’s book – a labour of love that has taken over a decade to write – is a thrilling read, for Christians and anyone else, which will overturn everything you thought you knew about the Good Book.

Bible Stories for Grownups

Stories from the Bible in Plain English


Author: Wayne Oliphant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781558292277

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 230

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Beauty in the Bible

Adult Coloring Book


Author: Coloring Books for Grown Ups Stress Management,Peter Francis

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781522967545


Page: 28

View: 7405

This "Beauty in the Bible: Adult Coloring Book" is suitable for all age readers, be it kids, teens or grownups/adults. Coloring this book few times will imbibe these beautiful bible verses in your heart. Just grab it and start coloring, see how time flies by and you get deeply immersed in creating something new, something which never existed before. Please use different color pencil to color adjacent images, which will make your colored image more attractive and lively. Once you complete coloring, show it to all people around you. Spread love and devotion to God.

God for Grownups


Author: Virginia Smith

Publisher: Thomas More Press

ISBN: 9780883474839

Category: Religion

Page: 352

View: 2505

In her most recent work, popular "Scripture from Scratch" author Virginia Smith artfully opens the minds of adults who feel they stopped learning about God when they left school. ""God for Grownups" opens our minds to embrace a cosmically larger, more loving and compassionate God."--Ed Hays, author of "Prayers for a Planetary Pilgrim"

Experiencing the Bible Again for the First Time


Author: Tim Scorer,Marcus Borg

Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1551455560

Category: Religion

Page: 160

View: 1321

2 books, DVD, 10 participant booklets & 10 posters. At last, an important and relevant faith development curriculum for grown-ups! Inspired by Marcus Borg, Experience! offers adults an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the Bible in the formation of their mature faith. Accept the invitation to come into the kind of experiential learning community that Jesus gathered around him.

And It Came to Pass in the New Testament

36 Bible Stories for Grown-Ups


Author: Eric Scott

Publisher: Revmedia

ISBN: 9780998182964

Category: Religion

Page: 178

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And It Came To Pass will bring comfort and reassurance while offering significant insights. Reading this book is like exploring a chest filled with old documents that reveal our mutual heritage and shed light on the lives, trials, and hopes of ancestors we always secretly wondered about.

The Bible's Story

Saga of the Savior King


Author: Melanie KIrk

Publisher: The Bible's Story

ISBN: 1632693828

Category: Religion

Page: 142

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If you're looking for a Bible storybook you and your children will love, you have picked the right book! The Bible's Story not only includes many familiar Bible stories, but also a simple and clear explanation of THE story woven throughout the whole Bible. The Old and New Testaments come together in a way that makes sense to readers of all ages, and God's unconditional love is seen on every page. Written with modern-day language, creativity and humor, The Bible's Story brings God's Word to life and draws the reader into its pages. As you share this book with your children they will listen and beg for more. Special feature includes a short devotional and prayer at the end of each chapter, encouraging the reader to respond in prayer.

How to Read the Bible

A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now


Author: James L. Kugel

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743235878

Category: Religion

Page: 848

View: 3560

A reader's companion to the Bible draws on classic interpretations as well as modern scholarship to explain how the Bible may also be a metaphorical reflection of anthropological history.

Holy Commotion

The Bible Retold As a Fairy Tale for Grownups


Author: Dorothy Stillman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781524505790

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 180

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Dorothy was raised by a strict religious mother and knew the Bible very well. She became a declared atheist but sent her children to church so that they could make their own decisions about religion. This short story is her way of telling the Bible stories. Since this is a short story, perhaps there won?t be a place for that, but I hope there will be.

NIrV, Holy Bible for Adults, eBook


Author: Various Authors,

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310413699

Category: Bibles

Page: 2048

View: 9667

The New International Readers Version (NIrV) of the Bible is based on the popular New International Version (NIV) of the Bible. The NIrV contains shorter sentences and words that are easier to understand, making it a great choice for English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. It is written at a third grade reading level, so it is great for readers of all ages.