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Did Adam and Eve Really Exist? Who They Were and Why You Should Care

Did Adam and Eve Really Exist? Who They Were and Why You Should Care

by C. John Collins

“We need a real Adam and Eve if we are to make sense of the Bible and of life,” argues C. John Collins. Examining the biblical storyline as the worldview story of the people of God, Collins shows how that story presupposes a real Adam and Eve and how the modern experience of life points to the same conclusion.  Applying well-informed critica… Read more…

Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible A Guide to Reading the Bible Well

Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible A Guide to Reading the Bible Well

by Wayne Grudem, Paul R. House, Vern S. Poythress, C. John Collins, Darrell L. Bock, Thomas R. Schreiner, Gordon Wenham, Dennis E. Johnson, David Chapman, David M. HowardJr., John DelHousaye, David Reimer and J. Julius ScottJr.

How do I get more out of my Bible reading?What was going on during the gap between the Old and New Testaments?How do all the books of the Bible fit together as a whole?This book answers these questions and puts clear, readable Bible study aids at your fingertips. It contains thirteen essays from some of today’s best evangelical scholars including C. Jo… Read more…

Translating Truth (Foreword by J.I. Packer) The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation

Translating Truth (Foreword by J.I. Packer) The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation

by Leland Ryken, J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, Vern S. Poythress, C. John Collins and Bruce Winter

Which translation do I choose?In an age when there is a wide choice of English Bible translations, the issues involved in Bible translating are steadily gaining interest. Consumers often wonder what separates one Bible version from another.The contributors to this book argue that there are significant differences between literal translations and the alternat… Read more…

Understanding Scripture An Overview of the Bible's Origin, Reliability, and Meaning

Understanding Scripture An Overview of the Bible's Origin, Reliability, and Meaning

by R. Kent Hughes, Leland Ryken, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, Vern S. Poythress, John D. Currid, C. John Collins, Thomas R. Schreiner, Peter J. Gentry, Daniel B. Wallace, Peter J. Williams, Roger Beckwith, David Alan Black and Chapman

Originally featured as articles in the ESV Study Bible, these eighteen essays have been repurposed and republished in a convenient format. Covering a diverse range of essential subjects, including how to read the Bible well and why it is reliable, the essays delve into specific topics such as world religions, canon, and archaeology.Useful as both a general o… Read more…