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The Bible for Blockheads

, 2007
ISBN: 9780310591375
  • Format:Digital


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.

  • 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
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

  • Title: The Bible for Blockheads: A User-Friendly Look at the Good Book
  • Author: Douglas Connelly
  • Edition: Rev.
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Print Publication Date: 2007
  • Logos Release Date: 2010
  • Pages: 480
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible › Introductions
  • ISBNs: 9780310591375, 9780310273882
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-04-24T15:45:54Z

Douglas Connelly (MDiv and MTh, Grace Theological Seminary) is senior pastor at Davison Missionary Church near Flint, Michigan, after serving twelve years as senior pastor at Parkside Community Church in Sterling Heights, Michigan. A writer and speaker, he has written more than a dozen LifeGuide Bible Studies as well as several books, including The Bible for Blockheads and Angels Around Us. He and his wife Karen have three adult children and six grandchildren.