An engaging and hilarious collection that encourages readers to tackle those strange, awkward, worrying, yet endlessly compelling passages of the Bible. The Bible is full of not-so-precious moments, from murder and mayhem, to sex and slavery. Now, an incredible...
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An engaging and hilarious collection that encourages readers to tackle those strange, awkward, worrying, yet endlessly compelling passages of the Bible.
The Bible is full of not-so-precious moments, from murder and mayhem, to sex and slavery. Now, an incredible cast of contributors tackles the parts of the Bible that most excite, frustrate, or comfort, like:
What the heck is the book of Revelation really about? (The answer will surprise you.) How do we come to grips with the Bible's troubling (or seemingly troubling) passages about the role of women? Why did the artist of the oldest known picture of Jesus intentionally paint him with a wonky eye--and what does it tell us about beauty? DISQUIET TIME was written by and for Bible-loving Christians, agnostics, skeptics, none-of-the-aboves, and people who aren't afraid to dig deep spiritually, ask hard questions, and have some fun along the way.
Jennifer Grant is a journalist with an interest in parenting and family life. She writes a regular column and feature stories for the "Chicago Tribune" and is a guest blogger for Web sites, including Fulfill and "Christianity Today's" her.meneutics blog for women. A graduate of Wheaton College, she earned her masters in English at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Jennifer and her husband have four children: three by birth and one, the youngest, by adoption. A
Cathleen Falsani, author of The God Factor; Sin Boldly: A Field Guide for GraceThe Dude Abides:The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers is an award-winning religion columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. She is a graduate of Wheaton College and holds master's degrees in journalism and theology. She lives in the Chicago area with her husband and fellow journalist, Maurice Possley.