The Bible Book: A User's Guide
An accessible, informative and entertaining guide to the Bible. The handbook uses modern language, humour and diagrams to bring the Bible to life. Nick Page takes the reader on a journey to explore the Bible and along the way he...
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An accessible, informative and entertaining guide to the Bible. The handbook uses modern language, humour and diagrams to bring the Bible to life. Nick Page takes the reader on a journey to explore the Bible and along the way he highlights critical aspects and answers questions to enable a reader-friendly approach to the most important book of all time. This book clearly maps a route through the books of the Bible using diagrams and an original adaptation of the London tube map. Nick Page aims to demystify the Bible with sensitivity, to make it relevant, contemporary, informal and appealing, but never simplistic or patronizing. It is aimed at anyone wishing to explore the Bible, how it works and its many fascinating points of interest.
This handbook on the Bible is based around a book-by-book commentary written in an entertaining fashion, focusing on issues of relevance, and lightened throughout by a wide range of box-out sections and diagrams.
A completely revised edition of this best-selling Bible resource with new ideas, diagrams and illustrations Uniquely presented, this handbook uses modern language, humour and ingenious diagrams to bring the Bible to life. The Bible Book is a unique kind of guide to the Bible. Informative, though-provoking and very, very readable, this is a book that will help you explore the most famous book in the world. Informal, but informed, simple but never simplistic, The Bible Book tackles the Bible with honesty, humour and inventiveness. This book won't baffle you with jargon, but it won't insult your intelligence either. Nick Page maps out the way the Bible works, showing you the route through and the places of interest along the way. With its illuminating graphics and user-friendly design, The Bible Book is an indispensable handbook for anyone setting out to explore the exciting world of the Bible. Contents include: Quick Guide - Your at-a-glance introduction to every book of the Bible Questions, Questions - a lighter look at some of those difficult issues Tricky Bits - explanations of things that make you go 'hmmm' The Route Through - a 'streetmap' showing you how each Bible book is put together Landmarks - the important events and themes of the Bible Postcards - introducing the cities and countries of the Bible Details, Details - those fascinating facts that otherwise might go unnoticed Viewpoints - a guide to opposing interpretations Breif Lives - a quick summary of the lives of major Bible characters Plus over 50 maps, timelines and diagrams, bringing the world of the Bible to life.
Nick Page is a writer, information designer, and creative consultant. He has written a number of books, including street life; The Tabloid Bible; Lord Minimus; BLUE; The Church Invisible; The Longest Week:the truth about Jesus Last Days and The Wrong Messiah: the truth of Jesus of Nazareth
He also writes regular articles for Youthwalk, Christianity and Renewal, and works for a number of charities and NGOs. He and his wife, Claire, have three daughters and live in Eynsham in Oxfordshire, England.