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How to Eat Bread

21 Nourishing Ways to Read the Bible [Paperback]

by Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

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There's more than one way to read the Bible. With How to Eat Bread you'll gain a broader set of ways to read the Bible through church history and theology.

  • Want to get more from your bible reading?

  • How to Eat Bread uses Theology and Church History to broaden your reading

  • You'll find the freedom to read the Bible in new, invigorating ways

  • Author

    Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

  • Book Format

    Paperback / softback

  • Publisher

    John Murray Press

  • Published

    June 2021

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‘a fiercely intelligent theologian and historian’ – The Independent

Miranda gives us the confidence to sit and taste the Bible’s profound and life-changing goodness.’ – Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York

As a vicar, Miranda Threlfall-Holmes is used to being asked to recommend a book on how and why to read the Bible. Filling the gap between popular Bible reading notes and more academic books, How to Eat Bread is the book she’d give to anyone wanting to explore the Bible as part of their faith. Its three main sections delve into the rich heritage of how Christians have read the Bible down the ages:

From the Larder – ways that scripture itself uses other parts of scripture, or models and demonstrates different ways of reading

Grandma’s Recipe Book – historical methods of biblical interpretation

Molecular Gastronomy – the insights and methods of modern theological hermeneutics

Encouraging readers to try out a variety of tried and tested ways of Bible reading, experiment with different ingredients and sample the results, How to Eat Bread is a refreshingly hands-on approach to understanding this ancient library of texts.

‘exhilarating and hands-on … Miranda Threlfall-Holmes provides a fantastic guide’ – Fergus Butler-Gallie

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes is a well-known writer and public speaker, and is currently Team Rector of the St Luke in the City, Liverpool. She is passionate about popularising and explaining complex ideas for a non-specialist audience and has written for publications including the Church Times and the Guardian. She is the author of five previous books: an academic monograph Monks and Markets (OUP, 2005); two textbooks, Being A Chaplain (SPCK, 2011) and The Essential History of Christianity (SPCK, 2012); and the Prayer Experiment series for SPCK.


  • Author

    Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

  • Book Format

    Paperback / softback

  • Publisher

    John Murray Press

  • Published

    June 2021

  • Weight


  • Page Count


  • Dimensions

    134 x 214 x 16 mm

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  • Author/Creator: Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

  • ISBN: 9781529364477

  • Publisher: John Murray Press

  • Release Date: June 2021

  • Weight: 200g

  • Dimensions: 134 x 214 x 16 mm

  • Eden Code: 5304445


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