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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.
It is a nice commentary that addresses some of the current issues in Bible Study. I would recommend it highlyPublished 1 day ago by Cinge57
This book is an excellent intro to the Bible. I am a pastor and will be using it as a study in our church this fall.Published 4 days ago by Julia
Very good book. I like it very much. Explains the Bible in great detail. Highly recommend.Published 5 days ago by Gladys B. Ernst
A good tool for small group discussion, as we have used it. Hamilton does a wonderful job offering an alternative to the more conservative (and in my mind, rigid) views of... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Edward DeSilva
Hamilton has some interesting views, but I would like to discuss a few of them with him.Published 10 days ago by camerabug
I always find encouragement and wisdom in Hamilton's books. I like it that he asks questions, and is willing to change his view on an issue as he continues to be open to the... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Don Roberts
Not the typical slant that you hear from the pulpit. Hamilton ties the whole Bible together. It makes sense and makes reading the Bible once again interesting and fun rather than... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Don Sherman