The Book of Books
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A fresh and insightful retelling of the Bible, informed by a scholarly understanding of the ancient texts on which it is based Going back to the roots of the biblical writings and texts, this novelistic retelling of the Bible brings fresh insights into the familiar stories. It considers the contexts in which both the Old and New Testaments were shaped and organizes their history, poetry, chronicles, and prose in an engaging manner. Brimming with verve, humor, and originality, the stories of the Bible are brought to life in a style that will appeal to readers of all ages.
Trevor Dennis is a theologian known for his Bible storytelling and the author of Keeping God Company, Speaking of God, and The Three Faces of Christ.
"Exceptional in its range, from the mysterious and poetic to the down-to-earth and funny . . . [an] admirably lucid introduction . . . Trevor Dennis's skill as a storyteller is undeniable." Church Times"This extensive re-presentation of the biblical literature is to be welcomed . . . the author's theological involvement with the material shines through the collection, creating new insights into some of the stories." School Librarian