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Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible

Kevin O'Donnell

Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible

Kevin O'Donnell

$24.99

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You don't have to be a scholar to study Scripture. Still, with sixty-six books and numerous writers from various historical times, the Bible can be intimidating to both new and seasoned Christians. But it doesn't have to be this way.The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible goes through the Bible book by book to offer a nonconfrontational, accessible overview of the biblical text. In a down-to-earth style, O'Donnell gives readers a greater understanding of the context, history, and meaning of Scripture by highlighting the key themes, verses, and passages in each book. Because of its convenient size, The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible is perfect for use in small groups, as a quick reference guide, or for anyone wanting to take a closer look at Scripture.

- Publisher CAUTION: This handy, portable guide may not fit in all pockets! The Bible has sixty-six books and numerous authors from different historical times. So you must be a scholar to study Scripture, right? Wrong. Not with The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible. Its easy-to-use format lets you get in, get truth, and get out. It fits into your pocket, your budget, and your limited supply of time. Going through the Bible book-by-book, author Kevin O'Donnell clearly and concisely summarizes each book's themes and main events and highlights key verses and passages. Using nontechnical language and a down-to-earth style, O'Donnell creates a handy guide that will heighten your knowledge of the Bible and deepen your faith. Whether you use the book with a small group or by yourself, this comprehensive and accessible guide is the perfect resource to give you a greater understanding of the context, history, and meaning of Scripture. "The perfect gift for someone just beginning to read the Bible seriously."--Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury

- Publisher You don't have to be a scholar to study Scripture. Still, with sixty-six books and numerous writers from various historical times, the Bible can be intimidating to both new and seasoned Christians. But it doesn't have to be this way. The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible goes through the Bible book by book to offer a nonconfrontational, accessible overview of the biblical text. In a down-to-earth style, O'Donnell gives readers a greater understanding of the context, history, and meaning of Scripture by highlighting the key themes, verses, and passages in each book. Because of its convenient size, The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible is perfect for use in small groups, as a quick reference guide, or for anyone wanting to take a closer look at Scripture.

- Publisher

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About "Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible"

You don't have to be a scholar to study Scripture. Still, with sixty-six books and numerous writers from various historical times, the Bible can be intimidating to both new and seasoned Christians. But it doesn't have to be this way.The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible goes through the Bible book by book to offer a nonconfrontational, accessible overview of the biblical text. In a down-to-earth style, O'Donnell gives readers a greater understanding of the context, history, and meaning of Scripture by highlighting the key themes, verses, and passages in each book. Because of its convenient size, The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible is perfect for use in small groups, as a quick reference guide, or for anyone wanting to take a closer look at Scripture.
- Publisher

CAUTION: This handy, portable guide may not fit in all pockets! The Bible has sixty-six books and numerous authors from different historical times. So you must be a scholar to study Scripture, right? Wrong. Not with The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible. Its easy-to-use format lets you get in, get truth, and get out. It fits into your pocket, your budget, and your limited supply of time. Going through the Bible book-by-book, author Kevin O'Donnell clearly and concisely summarizes each book's themes and main events and highlights key verses and passages. Using nontechnical language and a down-to-earth style, O'Donnell creates a handy guide that will heighten your knowledge of the Bible and deepen your faith. Whether you use the book with a small group or by yourself, this comprehensive and accessible guide is the perfect resource to give you a greater understanding of the context, history, and meaning of Scripture. "The perfect gift for someone just beginning to read the Bible seriously."--Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury
- Publisher

You don't have to be a scholar to study Scripture. Still, with sixty-six books and numerous writers from various historical times, the Bible can be intimidating to both new and seasoned Christians. But it doesn't have to be this way. The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible goes through the Bible book by book to offer a nonconfrontational, accessible overview of the biblical text. In a down-to-earth style, O'Donnell gives readers a greater understanding of the context, history, and meaning of Scripture by highlighting the key themes, verses, and passages in each book. Because of its convenient size, The Baker Pocket Guide to the Bible is perfect for use in small groups, as a quick reference guide, or for anyone wanting to take a closer look at Scripture.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Kevin O'Donnell

The Rev. Kevin O'Donnell is an Anglican minister in West Sussex. Previously he was an RE teacher both before and after theological training at St Stephen's House, Oxford. Before returning to parish ministry in 1999, he was chaplain at Heathfield School, Ascot. He is author of several books including Seeking God, two Lion Access Guides: Postmodernism and A History of Ideas, Crossing Over: the Hope of Heaven and A Pocket Guide to the Bible.
Koorong - Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 233956
  • Product Code 0801065976
  • EAN 9780801065972
  • Pages 239
  • Department Academic
  • Category Reference
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Feb 2006
  • Dimensions 179 x 126 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.245kg

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