Bible Alive #01: Vital Signs - James
This book is the first in a new series called Bible Alive: Bridging Scripture and Daily Life . It gets to the heart of the Bible text, explains it clearly and sums up the concepts in easy to understand language,...
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This book is the first in a new series called Bible Alive: Bridging Scripture and Daily Life. It gets to the heart of the Bible text, explains it clearly and sums up the concepts in easy to understand language, using thought-provoking life illustrations and practical steps we can take in response.
More than most writers in the Bible, James shoots straight from the hip. He urgently calls on believers to look like real believers, to display their 'vital signs'. This book aims to take this ancient portion of God's Word and apply it to real life as we experience it in the 21st century.
Written by award-winning authors John Dickson and Simon Smart, this book is the first in a new series called Bible Alive: Bridging Scripture and Daily Life. Designed to clearly explain the heart of the Bible text, it uses simple language and provides practical steps we can take in response.
Dr John Dickson is an author and historian, and the Distinguished Fellow in Public Christianity at Ridley College (Melbourne). A busy public advocate for the Christian faith, John also teaches 'Historical Jesus' at the University of Sydney, and is a Visiting Academic in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford (2016-2020). He is the presenter of Australia's top-rating religion podcast Undeceptions. He is married to Buff, and they have three children.
Simon Smart is Executive Director of the Centre for Public Christianity. A former English and History teacher, Simon has a Masters in Christian Studies from Regent College, Vancouver. He has years of experience writing and editing both academic curricula and popular books. He is the author of For God's Sake: An Atheist, a Jew, a Christian and a Muslim Debate Religion, and editor of A Spectator's Guide to Worldviews. His writing has appeared in such places as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the ABC, The Australian, and The Guardian.