The Bible Book
Big Ideas Simply Explained
RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides
Feb 20, 2018
8.06 x 9.56 x 1.02 in
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The stories, events, and teachings contained in the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelations explained with accessible text and bold graphics.
The Bible Book explores the ideas and beliefs key to the teachings of the most widely printed religious book of all time. This highly visual book highlights more than 100 of the most important Biblical passages and explains their theological significance and key concepts. Profiles of primary figures—from Adam and Eve, to Peter and Paul—and places of the Bible, such as Jerusalem and Rome, add context to the scriptures. Essential theological concepts, such as the Trinity, God’s omnipresence, and the salvation of Jesus death, are explained in detail. Infographics illuminate the most significant concepts clearly and simply. The Bible Book is perfect for anyone with an interest in religion and the foundational text of Christianity and Judaism.
Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
Series Overview: The Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics, along with straightforward and engaging writing, to make complex subjects easier to understand. These award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
The Big Ideas series has sold over 3.3 million copies worldwide to date. This book applies the series’ format to the Bible and the core ideas and recurring themes of more than 100 of the most important Old and New Testament passages.
Over 100 million Bibles are sold or given away annually, making it the world’s best-selling book. (Scripture quotations in this book are taken from The Holy Bible, New International Version.)
Uniquely accessible entries follow the course of the Bible from start to finish, and feature profiles of key figures and sites.
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A Young Adult Library Services Association Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners list selection
A Mom’s Choice Awards® Honoring Excellence Gold Seal of Approval for Young Adult Books
A Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner
“[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners.”—Examiner.com
“The visual layout promotes browsing with illustrations, pull quotes, and simple mind maps to explain concepts quickly.”—Library Journal
“Accessible guide to the great thinkers.”—School Library Journal