The Good Book

How to Read the Bible

Richard Holloway
AUD $19.99
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A brilliant and perceptive reading of an beloved, contentious and remarkable holy book.

Sacred to millions across the world, translated into countless languages and with estimated annual sales of 25 million, The Bible is one of the most influential books of all time. But how, in the 21st century, should believers and non-believers alike approach the Book of Books?

Here, acclaimed writer, respected thinker and former bishop Richard Holloway takes us from 'Genesis' to 'Revelation', illuminating key passages and helping us to a deeper understanding of the Bible's message.

Author bio:

RICHARD HOLLOWAY is a former Bishop of Edinburgh and Professor of Divinity at Gresham College. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and a former Chairman of the Scottish Arts Council (2005-2010). His books include Godless Morality, Doubts and Loves, Looking in the Distance and Leaving Alexandria, which won a PEN/Ackerley Prize for autobiography.

Category: Religion
ISBN: 9781783780266
Publisher: Granta
Imprint: Granta Paperbacks
Pub Date: August 2014
Page Extent: 144
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Religion & beliefs