Synopses & Reviews
With a new International Version. From its first edition - a small, give-away booklet of 16 pages - Halley's Bible Handbook has grown into an 896-page - almanac almanac - of Bible information. Used regularly by hundreds of thousands of laymen, teachers, and ministers, it contains more biblical information than any other book its size.
Not so much a detailed commentary on the Bible as a description of how the Bible's books and themes all fit together, this book is an easy-to-understand, engaging tool for mining the rich treasure contained in God's Word.
This revised and updated 25th edition of the Bible handbook includes a concise Bible commentary, important discoveries in archaeology, related historical data, church history, maps, and more.
Clear . . . Simple . . . Easy to read -- This world-renowned Bible handbook is updated and revised to provide even greater clarity, insight, and usefulness. Now with NIV text! Do you need help understanding the Bible? Halley's Bible Handbook with the New International Version makes the Bible's wisdom and message accessible to you. Whether you've never read the Bible before or have read it many times, you'll find insights here that can give you a firm grasp of God's Word. You'll develop an appreciation for the cultural, religious, and geographic settings in which the story of the Bible unfolds. You'll see how its different themes fit together in a remarkable way. And you'll see the heart of God and the person of Jesus Christ revealed from Genesis to Revelation. Written for both mind and heart, this completely revised, updated, and expanded 25th edition of Halley's Bible Handbook retains Dr. Halley's highly personal style. It features: - All-new maps, photographs, and illustrations - Contemporary design - Bible references in easy-to-read, best-selling New International Version (NIV) Practical Bible reading programs - Helpful tips for Bible study - Fascinating archaeological information - Easy-to-understand sections on how we got the Bible and on church history - Improved indexes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1120-1121) and index.