From the Back Cover
A Guided Tour from Genesis through Revelation
Reading the Bible need not be a haphazard journey through strange and bewildering territory. Like an experienced tour guide, How to Read the Bible Book by Book takes you by the hand and walks you through the Scriptures. For each book of the Bible, the authors start with a quick snapshot, then expand the view to help you better understand its key elements and how it fits into the grand narrative of the Bible. Written by two top evangelical scholars, this survey is designed to get you actually reading the Bible knowledgeably and understanding it accurately.
In an engaging, conversational style, Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart take you through a given book of the Bible using their unique, progressive approach:
Orienting DataConcise info bytes that form a thumbnail of the book OverviewA brief panorama that introduces key concepts and themes and important landmarks in the book Specific Advice for ReadingPointers for accurately understanding the details and message of the book in context with the circumstances surrounding its writing A Walk ThroughThe actual section-by-section tour that helps you see both the larger landscape of the book and how its various parts work together to form the whole. Here you are taken by the hand and told, "Look at this!"
How to Read the Bible Book by Book can be used as a companion to How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. It also stands on its own as a reliable guide to reading and understanding the Bible for yourself.
About the Author
Gordon D. Fee (PhD, University of Southern California) is Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia. SPANISH BIO: Gordon D. Fee es profesor emerito de Nuevo Testamento en Regent College, Vancouver, Canada, y ha escrito numerosos libros como 'La lectura eficaz de la Biblia, Exegesis del Nuevo Testamento: manual para estudiantes y pastores, La primera epistola a los Corintios, y los publicados por la Coleccion Teologica Contemporanea: 'Comentario de la Epistola a los Filipenses y Comentario de las Epistolas a 1 y 2 Timoteo y Tito.
Douglas Stuart (PhD, Harvard University) is professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.