Everything You Need to KnowAbout the Bible’s Most Important Stories.
I asked my sister for this book for Christmas and just finished reading it.
Sprinkled throughout the book there are ten boxed elements that provide a little historical or theological background to the Bible texts.
Beal's latest book is a wonderfully insightful read that will keep you thinking and laughing long after you close the cover.
This book was recommended to me as something that would give overviews with parallels to current times. Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Baxter
I have used this book as a "beginners introduction" to the Bible for a group of liberals who have little or no background in the Bible--its message or its contents.Published 6 months ago by Daniel M. Young
I just recently began using this book as a resource to prepare for teaching an adult Sunday school class. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Russell V. Olson Jr.
If you ever decide that you need to educate yourself about the Bible, but do not have the time to read the whole thing, this is the book for you. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Fezziwig
I was not raised in a Western country, so I knew very little about the Bible. Now I study English literature in a western university and find myself ignorant of countless important... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Lux
I picked this book up judging by the title and the byline that it would help my biblical understanding a little more. Unfortunately, it offered the opposite of help in that area. Read morePublished on December 29, 2011 by MRKMPT
We are using this book in the adult Sunday School class in our church. Very helpful in understanding who we are and where we came from. Helps us to enjoy the bible more. Read morePublished on July 12, 2011 by L. Davidson
I ordered the book Biblical Literacy. There was no mention in the book description of a missing dust jacket and the book certainly did not match the picture provided. Read morePublished on March 2, 2011 by JR MD