Reading the Bible need not be a haphazard journey through strange and bewildering territory. Like an experienced tour guide, How to Read the Bible Book by Book takes you by the hand and walks you through the Scriptures. For each book of the Bible, the authors start with a quick snapshot, then expand the view to help you better understand its key elements and how it fits into the grand narrative of the Bible. Written by two top evangelical scholars, this survey is designed to get you actually reading the Bible knowledgeably and understanding it accurately.
In an engaging, conversational style, Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart take you through a given book of the Bible using their unique, progressive approach. How to Read the Bible Book by Book can be used as a companion to How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. It also stands on its own as a reliable guide to reading and understanding the Bible for yourself.
- Orienting data—concise info bytes that form a thumbnail of the book
- Overview—a brief panorama that introduces key concepts and themes and important landmarks in the book
- Specific Advice for Reading—pointers for accurately understanding the details and message of the book in context with the circumstances surrounding its writing
- A Walk Through—the actually section-by-section tour that helps you see both the larger landscape of the book and how its various parts work together to form the whole
- The Narrative of Israel in the Biblical Story
- The Writings of Israel in the Biblical Story
- The Prophets of Israel in the Biblical Story
- The Gospels and Acts in the Biblical Story
- The Epistles and Revelation in the Biblical Story
- Title: How to Read the Bible Book by Book
- Authors: Gordon D. Fee, Douglas Stuart
- Publisher: Zondervan
- Publication Date: 2002
- Pages: 448
About the Authors
Gordon D. Fee is professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Douglas Stuart is professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.