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Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible

Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible

by Michael F. Bird

Answers to the most common questions and misconceptions about the Bible Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible is a short and readable introduction to the Bible—its origins, interpretation, truthfulness, and authority.Bible scholar, prolific author, and Anglican minister Michael Bird helps Christians understand seven important "th… Read more…

Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible
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Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible

by Michael F. Bird

Narrated by Alan Irving

Answers to the most common questions and misconceptions about the BibleSeven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible is a short and accessible introduction to the Bible--its origins, interpretation, truthfulness, and authority.Bible scholar, prolific author, and Anglican minister Michael Bird helps Christians understand seven important "things"… Read more…

New Testament You Never Knew: Audio Bible Studies
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New Testament You Never Knew: Audio Bible Studies

by Michael F. Bird and N. T. Wright

Narrated by Michael F. Bird and N Wright

Do you know the real story behind the New Testament?We all share a fascination for discovering ‘the rest of the story.’ We enjoy learning the behind-the-scenes facts about seemingly familiar events. In this eight-session Bible study, well-known Bible scholars N.T. Wright and Michael F. Bird team up to take you on a tour of the story behind the ex… Read more…

Four Views on the Apostle Paul: Audio Lectures
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Four Views on the Apostle Paul: Audio Lectures

by Luke Timothy Johnson, Michael F. Bird, Thomas R. Schreiner, Douglas A. Campbell and Mark D Nanos

Narrated by Thomas Schreiner, Michael Bird, Douglas Campbell, Mark Nanos and Luke Johnson

The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, Four Views on the Apostle Paul: Audio Lectures include high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant mate… Read more…

New Testament You Never Knew Study Guide

New Testament You Never Knew Study Guide

by Michael F. Bird and N. T. Wright

Do you know the real story behind the New Testament? We all share a fascination for discovering ‘the rest of the story.’ We enjoy learning the behind-the-scenes facts about seemingly familiar events. In The New Testament You Never Knew, well-known Bible scholars N.T. Wright and Michael F. Bird team up to take you on a tour of … Read more…

What Christians Ought to Believe: Audio Lectures
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What Christians Ought to Believe: Audio Lectures

by Michael F. Bird

Narrated by Michael Bird

The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, What Christians Ought to Believe: Audio Lectures includes high-quality live recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relev… Read more…

Jesus the Eternal Son: Answering Adoptionist Christology

Jesus the Eternal Son: Answering Adoptionist Christology

by Michael F. Bird

Adoptionism—the idea that Jesus is portrayed in the Bible as a human figure who was adopted as God's son at his baptism or resurrection—has been commonly accepted in much recent scholarship as the earliest explanation of Jesus's divine status. In this book Michael Bird draws that view into question with a thorough examination of pre-Pauli… Read more…

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An Anomalous Jew: Paul among Jews, Greeks, and Romans

An Anomalous Jew: Paul among Jews, Greeks, and Romans

by Michael F. Bird

Lively, well-informed portrait of the complex figure who was the apostle Paul   Though Paul is often lauded as the first great Christian theologian and a champion for Gentile inclusion in the church, in his own time he was universally regarded as a strange and controversial person. In this book Pauline scholar Michael Bird explains why.  An Anomalo… Read more…

What Christians Ought to Believe: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine Through the Apostles’ Creed

What Christians Ought to Believe: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine Through the Apostles’ Creed

by Michael F. Bird

Modern Christians have often hesitated to embrace the ancient creeds because of our “nothing but the Bible” tradition. In What Christians Ought to Believe Michael Bird opens our eyes to the possibilities of the Apostle’s Creed as a way to explore and understand the basic teachings of the Christian faith.Bringing together theological comment… Read more…

The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus

The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus

by Michael F. Bird

Balanced, comprehensive survey of the critical questions involved in studying the four Gospels In this book, through a distinctive evangelical and critical approach, Michael Bird explores the historical development of the four canonical Gospels. He shows how the memories and faith of the earliest believers formed the Gospel accounts of Jesus that got written… Read more…

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Introducing Paul: The Man, His Mission and His Message

Introducing Paul: The Man, His Mission and His Message

by Michael F. Bird

Many Christians who know and love the Bible think they know the apostle Paul. He's a theological master, a pastoral mentor, a spiritual adviser and a missionary hero. Yet just when we think we have him in our grasp, he slips through our fingers. At the point where we suppose we have finally understood him, Paul again confounds us. But he also beckons us … Read more…

Bourgeois Babes, Bossy Wives, and Bobby Haircuts

Bourgeois Babes, Bossy Wives, and Bobby Haircuts

by Michael F. Bird

Taking a stand over the gender-issue divide Author and New Testament scholar Michael Bird was formerly in favor of distinct gender roles in ministry, a viewpoint commonly called “complementarianism.” But inconsistencies in practice and careful biblical study convinced him to rethink his position.Originally published as a short ebook, Bourgeois Babes, Bos… Read more…


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