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What Is Contextual Bible Study?

Format: Digital
, 2010
ISBN: 9780281061983


Contextual Bible study is an insightful, empowering way to read the Bible. It's an exciting approach to group Bible study that encourages Christians to come together and allow Scripture to shape their understanding of today’s burning issues. John Riches offers a wealth of practical guidance on how to start a contextual Bible study group and how to make this approach work for you. What Is Contextual Bible Study? provides stimulating questions to use during Advent and Lent, along with inspiring stories of the contextual Bible study approach in action.

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  • Provides a practical guide for group study
  • Introduces the contextual Bible study approach
  • Stimulates group discussions for Advent and Lent
  • Part One: A Life-Changing Approach to Group Bible Study
    • CBS: What Is It? Where Did It Come From?
    • CBS: What Will It Do?
    • Ways of Reading the Bible
    • Different Readers—Different Meanings
    • Running a Contextual Bible Study
    • Real-Life Stories: CBS in Action
  • Part Two: Contextual Bible Studies for Advent and Lent
    • The Gospel Readings for Advent
    • The Gospel Readings for Lent


  • Helen Ball
  • Roy Henderson
  • Craig Lancaster
  • Leslie Milton
  • Maureen Russell

Product Details

  • Title: What Is Contextual Bible Study?
  • Author: John Riches
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 128
  • Title: What Is Contextual Bible Study?: A Practical Guide with Group Studies for Advent and Lent
  • Author: John Riches
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Print Publication Date: 2010
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital > Logos Edition
  • Subjects: Bible > Study and teaching; Bible > Reading; Church group work
  • ISBN: 9780281061983
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2018-10-23T17:14:05Z

John Riches is emeritus professor of divinity and biblical criticism at the University of Glasgow. He is the author of Conflicting Mythologies and T & T Clark Study Guides: Matthew.