Biblical Literacy: The Essential Bible Stories Everyone Needs to Know
ISBN: 006171867X
EAN13: 9780061718670
Language: English
Pages: 368
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperOne

Biblical Literacy: The Essential Bible Stories Everyone Needs to Know

Book Overview
The Bible...is a locked treasure for those unfamiliar with the Scriptures....Beal offers a key with his accessible guide. -- Cleveland Plain Dealer With skill and insight, Timothy Beal has given us a great gift: a lucid and engaging introduction to the most important book ever published. --Jon Meacham, author of American Lion , winner of the Pulitzer Prize In the tradition of Stephen Prothero's Religious Literacy , and with the deftness of Bill Bryson's Mother Tongue , Timothy Beal's Biblical Literacy is a one-stop course in the Bible passages and background information that everyone needs to know to navigate our nuanced cultural landscape--from devout believers to decided atheists, average citizens to pop-culture aficionados. Like Religion in America , Religion and its Monsters , and other of his highly acclaimed books, Beal's Biblical Literacy is a must-have handbook for understanding today's world.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Everything You Need to KnowAbout the Bible's Most Important Stories.