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In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton invites us into an honest conversation about the Bible. The book begins with foundational questions such as, How and when was the Bible written? Who decided which books made it into the scriptures and why? How literally must we read it? And, Is the Bible ever wrong?
From there, Hamilton considers the real questions people frequently ask that continue to divide Christians and denominations alike, including:
In approachable and inviting language, Hamilton addresses these often misunderstood biblical themes leading readers to a deeper appreciation of the Bible so that we might hear God speak through it and find its words to be life-changing and life-giving.
A handy reference book that is hidden by lot of common sense and explanations. I recommend it for all, whether you've been reading the Bible and attending church for yearsd, or if... Read morePublished 18 hours ago by James F. Lawson
Well written, flows easily and smoothly as well as intellectually stimulating, historical and logical yet exceptionally spiritual and inspiring. Read morePublished 21 hours ago by M A
Hamilton identifies basic issues in biblical interpretation with clarity. The arguments are compelling to a degree that many readers, both lay and clergy will change positions... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Wayne C Weld
As a moderate Evangelical, I have always believed in the authority and inspiration of Scripture, but struggled with the definition of "inerrancy". Read morePublished 6 days ago by Mac Willus
I enjoy this book and also this author. Each Sunday I receive an email with books of interest and quite often excerpts from the books also. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Donna M. Leahy
Very thoughtful discussion of controversial aspects of the Bible. Also very readable, reasoned, and respectful of views reader may have that differ from his. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Michelle
WISH I HAD READ THIS BOOK WHEN I WAS YOUNG. VERY INFORMATIVE. WOULD RECOMMEND TO YOUNG TEENS.Published 15 days ago by avidreader