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The Bible for Blockheads


Zondervan 2007

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If you have a hard time making sense of the Bible, The Bible for Blockheads is for you. It will transform what might seem like gobbledygook into incredible significance—enough to change your life. It can do that because the Bible is more amazing than you've ever dreamed, packed with riches, and making sense of it is no mystery. You'll even have fun as you learn! The Bible for Blockheads—newly revised and updated—helps you to:

  • Discover how the Bible’s message unfolds from start to finish
  • Learn how the Bible developed over many centuries
  • Familiarize yourself with the main divisions of the Bible and its 66 individual books
  • Find out proven principles for accurately interpreting what you read
  • Acquaint yourself with important people, places, and events of the Bible
  • Learn key biblical terms and discover the different types of literature represented in the Scriptures
  • Get a handle on the Bible’s historical and cultural background
  • Discover why the Bible among all books is called “God’s Word”
  • Understand God’s role in the writing of the Bible

This user-friendly guide to the Bible will help you make sense of all the Bible's mysteries to reveal its truly amazing content. Now revised and updated to reflect the most recent cultural changes, this book includes new features and engaging artwork.

Key Features

  • Introductions to every book of the Bible
  • All Scripture references linked to the Bibles you already own in Logos Bible Software


  • Part 1: Foundations
  • Part 2: Story
  • Part 3: Drama
  • Part 4: Worship
  • Part 5: Wisdom
  • Part 6: Prophets
  • Part 7: Gospels
  • Part 8: History
  • Part 9: Letters

Praise for the Print Edition

This user-friendly introduction to the Bible . . . is for those embarking on Bible study for the first time. A brief introduction presents an overview of the Bible, its history, and approaches to studying it; each chapter contains a summary of a biblical book and is sprinkled with historical and archaeological tidbits; five ‘Tool Time’ essays, placed throughout the volume, introduce readers to commentaries, concordances, dictionaries, and atlases.

—Craig W. Beard, Library Journal

Product Details

  • Title: The Bible for Blockheads
  • Author: Douglas Connelly
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 480

About Douglas Connelly

Douglas Connelly is the senior pastor of Parkside Community Church in Sterling Heights, Michigan, and an adjunct professor at Spring Arbor University. He is the author of several books, including The Book of Revelation for Blockheads and Amazing Discoveries That Unlock the Bible.

Sample Pages from the Print Edition