What do you make of the difficult areas in the Biblethose puzzling passages that make you stop and scratch your head? The seeming contradictions and inconsistencies of Scripture actually have sound explanations. But unless youre a Bible scholar, you probably dont know about them.
Thats why you need the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties. It gives you informed answers to your most troublesome questions. Some of the solutions seem obviousafter youve read them. But most include an eye-opening look at linguistic, cultural, numerical, relational, and other considerations of which most Bible readers are unaware.
Referencing both the New International Version and the New American Standard Bible, this helpful resource makes scholarly insights accessible to everyone. Whether youre a student, pastor, everyday Bible-lover, or even a skeptic, the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties will show you why the Bible is believable and dependable, with a message you can live by. Zondervans Understand the Bible Reference Series This six-volume series supplies users of todays most popular modern Bible translation, the New International Version, with scholarly, economical, and uncompromisingly evangelical study tools. It includes the New International Bible Commentary, New International Bible Dictionary, New International Bible Concordance, and New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words, New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties, and the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters.
A good book, I just wish there could be more like it. The scholarship is sound, and he goes a long way to giving credibility to things previously in doubt.Published 2 months ago by Michael Finch
Amazing, intelligent, easy to read, nice to have someone actually answer some questions.
Don't just wonder, find out, learn, be informed by one of the greatest scholars.
This is such a great book. I love the way it's laid out and the explanations are simple to understandPublished 2 months ago by Abigale T Morrison
This book is a bit misleading because it does not answer any difficult questions about the bible and belief, but rather, address self made questions regarding conflicts in the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by lawjho
This book is a great example of how someone really smart can write something really dumb. It is a masterwork of hermeneutical gymnastics. Read morePublished 6 months ago by lifestooshort
This book is a selection of an interpretation of difficult biblical passages. The positive part of this book is that those verses which are addressed are done well. Read morePublished 6 months ago by ZF
While I feel like some of the proposed solutions are a bit strained, I still feel like there was a honest successful attempt to show that the Bible can take a beating from biased... Read morePublished 8 months ago by IICAPN