Nick Page The Bible Book: A User's Guide

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The Bible Book: A User's Guide

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A completely revised edition of this best-selling Bible resource with new ideas, diagrams and illustrations Uniquely presented, this handbook uses modern language, humour and ingenious diagrams to bring the Bible to life.

The Bible Book is a unique kind of guide to the Bible. Informative, though-provoking and very, very readable, this is a book that will help you explore the most famous book in the world. Informal, but informed, simple but never simplistic, The Bible Book tackles the Bible with honesty, humour and inventiveness. This book won't baffle you with jargon, but it won't insult your intelligence either.

Nick Page maps out the way the Bible works, showing you the route through and the places of interest along the way. With its illuminating graphics and user-friendly design, The Bible Book is an indispensable handbook for anyone setting out to explore the exciting world of the Bible.

Contents include:
Quick Guide – Your at-a-glance introduction to every book of the Bible
Questions, Questions – a lighter look at some of those difficult issues
Tricky Bits – explanations of things that make you go 'hmmm'
The Route Through – a 'streetmap' showing you how each Bible book is put together
Landmarks – the important events and themes of the Bible
Postcards – introducing the cities and countries of the Bible
Details, Details – those fascinating facts that otherwise might go unnoticed
Viewpoints – a guide to opposing interpretations
Breif Lives – a quick summary of the lives of major Bible characters

Plus over 50 maps, timelines and diagrams, bringing the world of the Bible to life.

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This new and informative handbook to the Bible is based around a book by book commentary on the Bible, but this will be written in an entertaining fashion, focussing on issues of relevance, and lightened throughout by a wide range of box-out sections, diagrams and suchlike.

In particular there will be a strong focus on items that use a concept-led presentation to bring new angles to things, such as “Questions, Questions” featuring witty interrogative-style analysis of both sides of an issue, or “Cultural Comparisons” giving key tourist guide style information on how today’s culture compares with that being considered.

All in all this handbook will aim to give all the required information and more on what the Bible is about, but to do so in an economical form and with a lightness of touch that makes it approachable without undermining its serious points.

About the Author:

The author of more than 60 books, Nick Page is nothing if not versatile. He writes for readers of all ages, on a wide range of subjects, including history, literary criticism, children's stories (traditional and original), novels and the life-story of a seventeenth century dwarf. He is best known for his Christian books including Tabloid Bible and The Bible Book.

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