Rob Bell, the beloved author of Love Wins and What We Talk About When We Talk About God, goes deep into the Bible to show how it is more revelatory, revolutionary, and relevant than we ever imagined—and offers a cogent argument for why we need to look at it in a fresh, new way.
Children of all ages love stories. Simple stories that are memorable spark imagination and delight. They invite engagement with the content and the characters. The stories have the potential to change the way we view the world and ourselves. A Little Child's Book Shall Lead Them summarizes close to 100 children's stories and connects them with the timeless stories of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Each children’s story is explicitly connected with a Bible story or passage.
For many, the names Bethlehem, Babylon, and Jerusalem are known as the setting for epic stories from the Bible featuring rustic mangers, soaring towers, and wooden crosses. What often gets missed is that these cities are far more than just the setting for the Bible and its characters—they were instrumental to the creation of the Bible as we know it today.
“Is there another figure in the Bible who has been claimed, disclaimed, argued and fought over, or enlisted in as many contradictory causes as Moses? Here at last in Ziolkowski’s book we have a clear-headed, richly researched, and fluently crafted volume that casts a welcome light on an immensely important personage in history and in our collective imagination.” —Harvey Cox, author of How to Read the Bible
Top Jesus scholars Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan join together to reveal a radical and little-known Jesus. As both authors reacted to and responded to questions about Mel Gibson's blockbusterThe Passion of the Christ, they discovered that many Christians are unclear on the details of events during the week leading up to Jesus's crucifixion.
A definitive voice for progressive Christianity, Spong frees readers from a literal view of the Bible.