The Fire of the Word: Meeting God on Holy Ground
The Bible has the astounding power to transform lives. The stories of people like Francis of Assisi, Antony of Egypt, Augustine of Hippo, Martin Luther and Martin Luther King Jr. vividly demonstrate this. Why aren't more of us transformed by Scripture today?
Too often we study biblical texts without believing that God truly inhabits this book. Scripture seeks to capture o
Not only does Webb remind us that the purpose of scripture is not that we know the Bible but that we know and love the Lord. He also leads us through a series of exe ...more
I am always interested in Religious Studies, always looking for something new. Something that make might sense to an agnostic.
Unfortunately, this book was a waste of my time. There is nothing new or particularly insightful about this forage into Bible based faith.
I am sure it will be popular in Christian Libraries and Church gift shops.
I actually really liked the way this book was written, even though I'm not all that interested in being able to read or understand the bible any better I can see how this book would be helpful to people that want to get more out of their reading. This is a book I would buy as a gift for my Mom or Grandmother, I think either of them would have appreciated it more than I did.
Then I read in my church newsletter that there will be a new book study starting soon... using this book! Can't wait!