The Stranger on the Road to Emmaus
Wars have been fought in its name, scandals have been precipitated by it, politics shaped and reshaped at its word. Theologians have both defended and reviled it. Skeptics have done the same. If you are a typical member of the human race, you have often been perplexed by all the fuss surrounding the Bible. The questi...more
Though the concerns I have are just large enough outweighing the positives that I would not give this book to an unbeliever for evangelistic purposes, here are the reasons I would give it to a believer in order to help them communicate the Word of God evangelistically.
1. The author has an engaging writing style that brings clarity.
2. Though the book is not a big pi ...more
Moving on, I must express my scepticism regarding the presence of a singular message/theme running throughout the entire Bible. Evidently, as the author himself admits, the Bible ...more
This is a good book that I would recommend for both newer and more seasoned Christians. John makes it easier to understand and follow some of the stories and elements in the Bible.
He helps his readers understand the reasoning behind different things that were/are done. (for example blood sacrifices, and sabbath days)