The True Story of the Whole World: Finding Your Place in the Biblical Drama
:This book provides an overview of the grand narrative of the Bible, showing how God's action in the world gives meaning to our lives and provides us with a foundation for our actions. The authors' bestselling textbook, The Drama of...
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:This book provides an overview of the grand narrative of the Bible, showing how God's action in the world gives meaning to our lives and provides us with a foundation for our actions. The authors' bestselling textbook, The Drama of Scripture, presented this message for a student audience. It was then abridged and published at a more popular level as The True Story of the Whole World. This revised edition has been further updated and streamlined throughout for church readers and small groups. It includes contemporary reflection sections and discussion questions in each chapter for individual or group use.
Michael W. Goheen (Ph.D., University of Utrecht) is the Geneva Chair Professor of Religious and Worldview Studies at Trinity Western University, Langley, BC. He was formerly was associate professor of religion and theology at Redeemer University College. He is also the minister of preaching at New Westminster Christian Reformed Church.
He is the author of As the Father Has Sent Me, I Am Sending You; For the Sake of the Nations: A Missionary Ecclesiology for the West Today; A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story, and co-author of The Drama of Scripture and Living at the Crossroads: Introduction to Christian Worldview with Craig Batholomew.
- :<b>contents</b>prologue: The Bible As A Grand Storyact 1: God Establishes His Kingdom: <i>creation</i>act 2: Rebellion In The Kingdom: <i>fall</i>act 3: The King Chooses Israel: <i>restoration Initiated</i>scene 1: A People For The Kingscene 2: A Land And A King For God's Peopleinterlude: A Kingdom Story Waiting For An Ending: <i>the Intertestamental Period</i>act 4: The Coming Of The King: <i>restoration Accomplished</i>act 5: Spreading The News Of The King: <i>the Mission Of The Church</i>scene 1: From Jerusalem To Romescene 2: And Into All The Worldact 6: The Return Of The King: <i>restoration Completed</i>