The Bible for Grown-Ups Paperback

A New Look at the Good Book

by Simon Loveday;

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The Bible for Grown-Ups

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'Loveday's case is that the mantle of historical truth and divine authority has placed upon the Bible an intolerable weight, crushing it as a creative work of immense imaginative and inspirational power. His argument is both fascinating and persuasive.' Matthew Parris The Bible for Grown-Ups neither requires, nor rejects, belief. It sets out to help intelligent adults make sense of the Bible - a book that is too large to swallow whole, yet too important in our history and culture to spit out. Why do the creation stories in Genesis contradict each other? Did the Exodus really happen? Was King David a historical figure? Why is Matthew's account of the birth of Jesus so different from Luke's? Why was St Paul so rude about St Peter? Every Biblical author wrote for their own time, and their own audience. In short, nothing in the Bible is quite what it seems. Literary critic Simon Loveday's book - a labour of love that has taken over a decade to write - is a thrilling read, for Christians and anyone else, which will overturn everything you thought you knew about the Good Book.

The Bible for Grown-Ups by Simon Loveday was published by Icon Books Ltd in September 2017 and is our 51745th best seller. The ISBN for The Bible for Grown-Ups is 9781785782633.

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Details for The Bible for Grown-Ups

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherIcon Books Ltd (September 2017)
Number of Pages304
Thickness20 mm
Height198 mm
Width129 mm
Product Code4510794
Page last updated 24th September 2018
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