Why should I read the Bible? Isn't it just a lifeless and detached piece of history, an ancient relic? You may have heard people ask these questions or even asked them yourself. This book will help you find the answers to understanding the Bible in a twenty-first-century context. We have progressed as a civilization, there is no doubt. The advances in computer technology, communication, and science, have improved the quality of our lives. But fundamentally--at the core--the desires and motivations of humans remain the same and it is to this that the Bible speaks most clearly. However, interpreting the Bible requires intellectual curiosity, commitment, and a desire to discover truth. Finding God In Scripture will equip you to better understand the nature of the Bible's message and the dynamics of how to interpret it. For example, just like today's modern writers, biblical authors used various literary techniques such as the complexities associated with plot and characterization in narrative or the use of poetry, evoking emotions. These literary techniques were intended to convey God's message and involvement in the world. Finding God In Scripture will show you that there is more to the Bible than the communication of historical information; there is a reality--a truth that can transform your life.
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|Size: ||695 KB|
|Publisher: ||Wipf and Stock|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781532604751 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|