C2C - Bible Genres - Hearing what the Bible really says

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C2C - Bible Genres - Hearing what the Bible really says

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Bible Genres - Hearing what the Bible really says

by Andy Peck

72-page paperback, 210x148mm

ISBN: 978-1-85345-987-0

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‘Bible’ is a word that literally means ‘library of books’. But it is a library with a unity of message that makes it unlike any other book collection. In one sense there is only one author – God Himself. But in human terms, the Bible has many authors, each of whom adopted a different style of writing known as a genre.

This study explores seven of the major genres of literature used by writers of the Bible: law, narrative, psalm, prophecy, gospel, epistle and apocalyptic writing. Each study provides an opportunity to consider a wide range of Bible passages that demonstrate the focal style and to reflect on what God is saying.

Andy Peck is a writer and Bible teacher who has served as a tutor with CWR since 2006. He is the author of Coached by Christ, A Life to Die For and co-author of Unlocking the Bible. He worked as an editor with Christianity magazine and hosts the Leadership File on Premier Christian Radio. He lives in Surrey with his wife Nic and two boys and is a keen follower of golf and Everton FC.