The Resource The Bible for dummies, by Jeffrey Geoghegan and Michael Homan

The Bible for dummies, by Jeffrey Geoghegan and Michael Homan

Label
The Bible for dummies
Title
The Bible for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Jeffrey Geoghegan and Michael Homan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a guide on how to read sections of the Old and New Testaments, gives advice on how to apply the wisdom of the Bible to everyday life, and provides tips on how to find passages on a range of topics
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Geoghegan, Jeffrey C
Dewey number
220.6/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BS475.3
LC item number
.G46 2003
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Homan, Michael M
Series statement
--For dummies
Label
The Bible for dummies, by Jeffrey Geoghegan and Michael Homan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: What the Bible is all about. From Moses to modernity : introducing the Good Book ; Lights, camera, action! : previewing the Bible's stage and storyline ; Part II: Exploring the Hebrew Bible : the Old Testament. Creation, Paradise lost, and other mysteries of life (Genesis 1-3) ; The fallout from "the fall" (Genesis 4-11) ; The Babylonian hillbillies : the adventures of Abraham and his family (Genesis 12-25:18) ; The birth of a nation : isaac, jacob, and their many children (Genesis 25:19-50) ; Holy Moses! : exploring Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy ; An experiment in theocracy : Joshua, Judges, and Ruth ; The king and "I Am" : 1 and 2 Samuel ; A tale of two kingdoms : 1 and 2 Kings and 1 and 2 Chronicles ; Strangers in a strange land : Israel in exile with Daniel and Esther ; Home for the holidays : returning to the Promised Land with Ezra and Nehemiah ; More than mere fortune-tellers : the Prophets ; Israel's wisdom literature and love poetry : Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs ; Rockin' the temple : music in ancient Israel (Psalms) -- Part III: Revealing the Bible's hidden treasures in the Apocrypha. Rebels with a cause : the books of 1 and 2 Maccabees ; The Apocrypha's other "hidden treasures" -- Part IV: Discovering what's new about the New Testament. From birth to baptism : Jesus prepares for the ministry (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) ; Jesus Christ superstar : Jesus' "ministry years" (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) ; The early Christian church (Acts 1-8, 10-12, and 15) ; The traveling salesman of Tarsus : Paul's life and letters ; Wait a minute, Mr. Postman : the New Testament's general letters ; The beginning of the end : the Revelation of John -- Part V: That was then, this is now : discovering the Bible's enduring influence. The Bible and the Abrahamic faiths : Judaism, Christianity, and Islam ; Michelangelo, Milton, and movies : art, literature, life, and the Bible -- Part VI: The part of tens. Ten+ people you should know from the Bible ; Ten holidays you can take thanks to the Bible
Control code
ocm51091562
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 408 pages
Isbn
9780764552960
Lccn
00112065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)51091562
Label
The Bible for dummies, by Jeffrey Geoghegan and Michael Homan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: What the Bible is all about. From Moses to modernity : introducing the Good Book ; Lights, camera, action! : previewing the Bible's stage and storyline ; Part II: Exploring the Hebrew Bible : the Old Testament. Creation, Paradise lost, and other mysteries of life (Genesis 1-3) ; The fallout from "the fall" (Genesis 4-11) ; The Babylonian hillbillies : the adventures of Abraham and his family (Genesis 12-25:18) ; The birth of a nation : isaac, jacob, and their many children (Genesis 25:19-50) ; Holy Moses! : exploring Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy ; An experiment in theocracy : Joshua, Judges, and Ruth ; The king and "I Am" : 1 and 2 Samuel ; A tale of two kingdoms : 1 and 2 Kings and 1 and 2 Chronicles ; Strangers in a strange land : Israel in exile with Daniel and Esther ; Home for the holidays : returning to the Promised Land with Ezra and Nehemiah ; More than mere fortune-tellers : the Prophets ; Israel's wisdom literature and love poetry : Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs ; Rockin' the temple : music in ancient Israel (Psalms) -- Part III: Revealing the Bible's hidden treasures in the Apocrypha. Rebels with a cause : the books of 1 and 2 Maccabees ; The Apocrypha's other "hidden treasures" -- Part IV: Discovering what's new about the New Testament. From birth to baptism : Jesus prepares for the ministry (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) ; Jesus Christ superstar : Jesus' "ministry years" (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) ; The early Christian church (Acts 1-8, 10-12, and 15) ; The traveling salesman of Tarsus : Paul's life and letters ; Wait a minute, Mr. Postman : the New Testament's general letters ; The beginning of the end : the Revelation of John -- Part V: That was then, this is now : discovering the Bible's enduring influence. The Bible and the Abrahamic faiths : Judaism, Christianity, and Islam ; Michelangelo, Milton, and movies : art, literature, life, and the Bible -- Part VI: The part of tens. Ten+ people you should know from the Bible ; Ten holidays you can take thanks to the Bible
Control code
ocm51091562
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 408 pages
Isbn
9780764552960
Lccn
00112065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)51091562

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