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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.
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 3 days ago by Don Sherman
A reasonable explanation of many of the troublesome passages that we encounter in the Bible, although some of them will cause some raised eyebrows!Published 9 days ago by Jean Dowty
I'm in the process of reading it along with looking up the quotes in the bible. I've recommended this to someone else. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Anne Nabbefeld
Pastor Hamilton continues in helping us gain knowledge of God's Word.Published 14 days ago by W. Glynn Belle-isle
The study answers questions about the structure, nature, and assembly of the books of the Bible. Of particular interest is how the New Testament was canonized, and how the Old... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Juddi
Adam Hamilton hit the bull's eye with this book. He takes an even handed looked at the divisive issues that impact today's church. Highly recommended.Published 17 days ago by G. Weldon
Terrific view into what has become more and more a controversial book. Adam paints a clear and wonderful picture of where God is involved in all of it.Published 23 days ago by Del
Great book that grapples with the tough issues in the Bible, like inconsistencies, faith and scientific reasoning and how do I reconcile a loving God with the destruction and wrath... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Sarah C.