Reading The Bible Transforming Conflict Paperback

by Carol J. Dempsey; Elayne Shapiro;

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Reading The Bible Transforming Conflict

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An interaction between biblical studies and communication studies that demonstrates how understanding situations of conflict in the Bible can help develop skills in dealing with conflict today.

Each of eleven chapters presents a biblical story (from Adam and Eve through the letters of Paul) that examines some aspect of conflict intrapersonal, interpersonal, or between humans and God. Each chapter takes up a particular theme the nature of conflict, the role of identity, the need for forgiveness, the use of power, the potential of mediation, the skills of negotiation, the possibility of reconciliation with the goal of helping students learn how to be in right relationship with one another and with God.

Each chapter includes discussion questions, suggested readings, and sidebars to form an attractive text for undergraduates and general readers. Accessible language and tools to engage students are used throughout.

Reading The Bible Transforming Conflict by Carol J. Dempsey; Elayne Shapiro was published by Orbis Books in June 2011. The ISBN for Reading The Bible Transforming Conflict is 9781570759147.

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Details for Reading The Bible Transforming Conflict

Page last updated 10th March 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherOrbis Books (June 2011)
Number of Pages224
Thickness15 mm
Height231 mm
Width150 mm
Product Code3970164
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