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The Book of Books

Trevor Dennis

The Book of Books

Trevor Dennis

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A fresh and insightful retelling of the Bible, informed by a scholarly understanding of the ancient texts on which it is based Going back to the roots of the biblical writings and texts, this novelistic retelling of the Bible brings fresh insights into the familiar stories. It considers the contexts in which both the Old and New Testaments were shaped and organizes their history, poetry, chronicles, and prose in an engaging manner. Brimming with verve, humor, and originality, the stories of the Bible are brought to life in a style that will appeal to readers of all ages.

- Publisher The great stories of the Old and New Testaments are best understood in the contexts in which they were shaped: contexts which help sift storytelling and history, poetry and prose, chronicle and commentary. Trevor Dennis is an academic theologian with a gift for storytelling. In this highly acclaimed Bible retelling, now available in a new format edition, he goes back to the roots of the biblical writings, bringing fresh insights into the familiar stories in his novelistic retelling. His aim to bring the stories of the Bible alive is acheived in a book which brims with verve, humour and originality, in a style that will appeal to readers of all ages. Praise for The Book of Books: 'A deceptively simple and brilliantly imaginative retelling of the stories that make up the Bible.' Revd Prof Loveday Alexander, University of Sheffield

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About "The Book of Books"

A fresh and insightful retelling of the Bible, informed by a scholarly understanding of the ancient texts on which it is based Going back to the roots of the biblical writings and texts, this novelistic retelling of the Bible brings fresh insights into the familiar stories. It considers the contexts in which both the Old and New Testaments were shaped and organizes their history, poetry, chronicles, and prose in an engaging manner. Brimming with verve, humor, and originality, the stories of the Bible are brought to life in a style that will appeal to readers of all ages.
- Publisher

The great stories of the Old and New Testaments are best understood in the contexts in which they were shaped: contexts which help sift storytelling and history, poetry and prose, chronicle and commentary. Trevor Dennis is an academic theologian with a gift for storytelling. In this highly acclaimed Bible retelling, now available in a new format edition, he goes back to the roots of the biblical writings, bringing fresh insights into the familiar stories in his novelistic retelling. His aim to bring the stories of the Bible alive is acheived in a book which brims with verve, humour and originality, in a style that will appeal to readers of all ages. Praise for The Book of Books: 'A deceptively simple and brilliantly imaginative retelling of the stories that make up the Bible.' Revd Prof Loveday Alexander, University of Sheffield
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Meet the Author

Trevor Dennis

The Revd Canon Dr Trevor Dennis is Vice Dean & Canon Residentiary (Chancellor) of Chester Cathedral. Before that he was Chaplain at Eton College for seven years, and then taught Old Testament Studies at Salisbury and Wells Theological College for nearly 12 years. Trevor is also a regular contributor to BRF. He has published four books on the Old Testament and four collections of stories and meditations.

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  • Catalogue Code 288236
  • Product Code 9780745969121
  • ISBN 0745969127
  • EAN 9780745969121
  • Pages 480
  • Department Children / Young Adults
  • Category Youth
  • Sub-Category Reference
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Jun 2009
  • Sales Rank #53258
  • Dimensions 216 x 138 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.591kg

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