444 Surprising Quotes About the Bible
"Bibles laid open, millions of surprises." - George Herbert (1593-1633) Welsh Poet and Preacher A Faith-affirming Collection of Some of History's Most Powerful Thoughts on the World's Most Powerful Book. Popes, presidents, peasants, poets. Saints, sinners, scientists, singers....
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"Bibles laid open, millions of surprises." - George Herbert (1593-1633) Welsh Poet and Preacher
A Faith-affirming Collection of Some of History's Most Powerful Thoughts on the World's Most Powerful Book.
Popes, presidents, peasants, poets. Saints, sinners, scientists, singers. The famous and infamous. The wise and the wisecracking. From ancient scrolls to yesterday's newspapers. All have had something to say about the Bible.
444 SURPRISING QUOTES ABOUT THE BIBLE represents years of careful culling by Isabella Bunn, an Oxford-based scholar who has produced a remarkable compilation of reactions to the Word of God.
The Bible is the greatest bestseller of all time, both because of its contents and its impact. This treasury of inspiring thoughts and classic quotations underscores how Scripture:
* Encourages Faith
* Provides Instruction
* Illuminates Christ
* Reveals Truth
* Inspires the Imagination
* Shapes Civilizations
* Endures Challenges
"As in Paradise, God walks in Scripture, seeking man." - St. Ambrose (c.339-397) Bishop of Milan and Church Father.
This collection of quotations about the Bible focuses on Godbs word as a source of transformation, inspiration, and truth. Itbs a convenient source of quotes from famous figures, leaders, and notables both modern and ancient, and is smartly organized in several thematic sections that pastors and students will find easy to use. Including both an index and bibliography, 444 Surprising Quotes About the Bible also provides an introduction to the Bible for pre-Christians and makes a treasured gift for students of the Bible.
1. Encourage Faith2. Provide Instruction3. Illuminate Christ 4. Reveal Truth5. Inspire The Imagination6. Shape Civilizations7. Endure Challenges
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Dr. Isabella D. Bunn is both an international lawyer and a theologian, specializing in Christian social ethics. She serves as associate director of the Center for Christianity and Culture at Regent's Park College, Oxford University. Isabella collaborates with her husband, novelist T. Davis Bunn, on a variety of writing projects. In selecting these compelling thoughts, Isabella has drawn on many antiquarian and academic sources, including her personal library of more than 400 quotation books and spiritual anthologies.