Beginning With God: A Basic Introduction to the Christian Faith (Expanded Edition)
:Christianity begins with God and ends with God. It is a story for all to know and understand.In this personal and easy-to-read book, James Sire offers a basic introduction to the foundational truths held by Christians at all times and...
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:Christianity begins with God and ends with God. It is a story for all to know and understand.In this personal and easy-to-read book, James Sire offers a basic introduction to the foundational truths held by Christians at all times and in all places. The chapters are organized around a simple scheme: creation, fall, redemption, new life in Christ, and glorification. In this expanded edition, Sire added a chapter on the person of Jesus.With study questions for personal or group use, this is the ideal first book for seekers and believers who want to understand the central teachings of the Bible.
James W. Sire (Ph.D., University of Missouri), formerly a senior editor at InterVarsity Press, is an active speaker and writer. He has taught English, philosophy, theology and short courses at many universities and seminaries. He continues to be a frequent guest lecturer in the United States and Europe.
His IVP books and Bible studies include The Universe Next Door (a worldviews textbook), Scripture Twisting, Discipleship of the Mind, Chris Chrisman Goes to College, Why Should Anyone Believe Anything at All?, Habits of the Mind: Intellectual Life as a Christian Calling, Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept, Learning to Pray Through the Psalms, Why Good Arguments Often Fail and A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics.
His most recent books are Praying the Psalms of Jesus. and Deepest Differences: A Christian-Atheist Dialogue with staunch atheist Carl Peraino
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- :preface1. What's In A Name?2. Beginning With God3. A Name For God4. The God Who Is5. Man And Woman: The Image Of God6. The Bad News About Human Beings7. Sin: From The Inside Out8. God In Search Of His People9. God's Finished Work10. New Life In Christ11. A New Lifestyle12. Jesus The Christ13. God's Forever Farmilynotes