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The Old Testament (Spark Notes Literature Guide)

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Paperback, 72 pages
Published July 15th 2002 by SparkNotes
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Dec 08, 2009 Armand rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who want to learn more about the Bible.
This reference is surprisingly good. I know that Sparknotes markets itself to college undergrads and being 38 years old, I'm not the demographic. Nevertheless, the author put in a lot of hard work to create a thoughtful, well written review / refresher of the works of the Old Testament (from a literary perspective NOT a theological perspective)which I haven't really reviewed since 8th grade. Unlike the Sparknotes website (which tries to be trendy and unselfconsciously cool), the language in the ...more
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Jan 11, 2015 Pam Brown rated it did not like it
Shelves: faith
I'm really disappointed because I'd like to find a book that would introduce our adult children to Christianity. The good news it that it's simple. The bad news is that it's simplistic. So far that's to be expected. The worse news is that it contains so many errors. It also presents the obviously non-Christian author's opinions as facts. To be honest, I stopped reading after about 20 out of 100 pages, having decided it just wasn't worth it.
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Perfect for when you need an unbiased approach to the Gospel.
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