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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.
There is room for many voices as we read & try to discern what God is saying to us in the scriptures...of course God loves all equally... Read morePublished 13 hours ago by Melanie G. Pope
This is a must read for those struggling to reconcile the Bible (or, more properly, what they have been TAUGHT about the Bible) with modern realities (science, history, etc. Read morePublished 14 hours ago by David C. Messier
Good historical analysis but with the obvious agenda of writing what current society is perceived as wanting to hear, especially concerning homosexuality. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Thomas
The first part was hard to follow but the more I read the better I understood. I originally purchased this as a Kindle version because it is easier for me to read. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Martha E
Hamilton once again, like John Wesley, is able to take positions "in tension" (I.e. Conservative and Liberal views of the Scripture) and bring them into harmony. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
Its pretty obvious this man's intention is to cause division and lead the flock astray. Beware and stay away from his deception.Published 3 days ago by Lainey
. . . but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Bryant Cornett