Course adoptions are happening both here and abroad!
Christians and Muslims study the Bible together in Lebanon.
Because of the difficulties and cost of obtaining books in the region, The Massachusetts Bible Society was able to supply the 60 copies of What Is the Bible? needed for the 2013-2014 school year through our grants program. With your support we are able to grant not only Bibles, but Exploring the Bible materials as well, allowing our mission of biblical literacy, understanding, and dialogue to literally reach around the world.
Seminary students in the US are introduced to Exploring the Bible: The Dickinson Series.
As Professor Osvaldo Vena notes: "Students come to seminary with a great deficit in their biblical understanding, lacking the skills that are required for a critical reading of the Bible. This book fills in that gap, providing students with a general knowledge of the Old Testament that will enable them to tackle the more technical textbooks that they will encounter in their introductory class."