NIV Bible Handbook (Hardback)Alister McGrath (author)
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Written by Alister McGrath, one of Britain's most admired and insightful biblical scholars, the NIV Bible Handbook is designed to be read alongside the New International Version as a comprehensive guide to Scripture.
McGrath's in-depth commentary is complemented by introductions to and outlines of every Bible book, explaining the authorship, context and purpose with which each book was written.
The commentary is interspersed with over sixty feature articles addressing difficult questions arising from the Bible, such as, 'What does the Bible say about homosexuality?' and 'Did God really command all that killing?'
A number of helpful maps and charts also aid appreciation of biblical narrative and history.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 640
Weight: 952 g
Dimensions: 239 x 165 x 50 mm
McGrath's handbook is more about the communication of his gigantic knowledge into accessible helpful ways. * Birds Have Nests blog *
More in-depth teaching on the different books of the Bible. * Woman Alive *
Provides a helpful introduction to, and outline of, each book. * Woman Alive *
A rounded view of the history and culture of the Bible and its characters. * Woman Alive *
The author also tackles difficult questions in 60 short feature articles interspersed throughout the commentary. * Woman Alive *
The more I read this handbook, the more impressed I was. . . [It is] well laid out, making it easy to use. Although the commentaries are rather brief they are nonetheless interesting. * Church of England Newspaper *
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