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Published by T. Nelson in Nashville .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementDonald K. McKim.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS500 .M35 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2537922M
ISBN 100840759681
LC Control Number85018846

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He is the author of commentaries on Paul’s letter to the Romans, 1 Corinthians, and Revelation and co-author with Robert Webber of What Christians Believe. He and his wife Marie reside in Warrenvil Alan F. Johnson (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is Emeritus Professor of New Testament and Christian Ethics and Emeritus Director of the Center /5(17). The subtitle to the book is A Concise Guide for Students. Although I do see how it could help students I would not call it concise! I gave this book 4/5 stars. There was a lot of information in the book about the Bible and ways to study and interpret what you read. There was also helpful information about why we need to study and learn from it/5. What Christians Believe is a great is an eye opener for the babes in Christ as well as the mature Christian. It an easy book to read. Yet, it is enjoyable and informative.5/5(3). Here are six myths Christians believe about the Book of Revelation: The Book of Revelation is the Revelation of John Many people are confused about the background of the Book of Revelation. Some Author: Lesli White.

History of the Bible - Who wrote the Bible? The Bible was written over a span of years, by 40 writers. Unlike other religious writings, the Bible reads as a factual news account of real events, places, people, and dialogue.   Christians believe in the Christian Bible as their holy book. This book includes the New Testament and the Old Testament. The Old Testament is the Hebrew Bible. The New Testament includes the Gospels, or accounts of Jesus’s life and teachings written by his disciples. It also includes the Epistles, or collections of letters about matters of. The biggest jump of any group are those American adults who are antagonistic to the Bible, meaning they believe the Bible to just be a book of stories and teachings written by men, and they rarely or never read the Bible. That group stood at one in ten adults (10%) in In , their ranks have grown to 17% of all U.S. adults. The Bible.   Scripture —We believe God is a speaking God who has graciously revealed Himself to us through His creation, in the person and work of Jesus, and through His Author: Stephanie Englehart.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Fewer than one in four Americans (24%) now believe the Bible is "the actual word of God, and is to be taken literally, word for word," similar to the 26% who view it as "a book of fables, legends, history and moral precepts recorded by man.".   The Christian Bible has two sections, the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Old Testament is the original Hebrew Bible, the sacred scriptures of the Jewish faith, written at . What Christians Believe is a systematic studey of Bible doctrine and Christian living. Explained in nontechnical terms, these subjects have been chosen because of their importance to a well-grounded faith. The new believer will be helped immeasurably in the early days of his Christian experience through the counsel and guidance provided in this volume.5/5(3). What Christians Believe about the Bible will appeal to both the scholar and the lay reader as the writers are adept in achieving a broad appeal. They well combine a thorough knowledge of their subject, lucid prose, and a genuine desire to examine issues, including the authority, inspiration, and trustworthiness of Scripture/5(2).