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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.
As a moderate Evangelical, I have always believed in the authority and inspiration of Scripture, but struggled with the definition of "inerrancy". Read morePublished 2 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 4 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 9 days ago by Michelle
WISH I HAD READ THIS BOOK WHEN I WAS YOUNG. VERY INFORMATIVE. WOULD RECOMMEND TO YOUNG TEENS.Published 11 days ago by avidreader
Very enlightening and interesting reading. Have learned a lot.Published 11 days ago by Jacqueline Bartenstein
This is a "must study" for anyone who wants to study learn, more and better understand scripture. This is Adam Hamilton at his best.Published 13 days ago by Amazon Customer
Leave a literalist reading of the Bible behind and see it for the first time as a true disciple of Jesus. But this book. Great group study.Published 16 days ago by Bryan D. Bucher
I appreciate the idea of welcoming different ways of thinking. This intellectual read reflects more of the history that I need to understand complex passages of the Bible.Published 16 days ago by buttercup03