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Description


This novelistic retelling of the Bible goes back to the roots of the biblical writings and texts, bringing fresh insights into the familiar stories. It considers the contexts in which both the Old and New Testaments were shaped and organizes their history, poetry, chronicles, and prose in an engaging manner. Brimming with verve, humor, and originality, the stories of the Bible are brought to life in a style that will appeal to readers of all ages.

About the Author


Trevor Dennis is a theologian known for his Bible storytelling and is the author of several books for adults, including The Christmas Stories, The Easter Stories, and God Treads Lightly Here.

Praise For…


"This extensive re-presentation of the biblical literature is to be welcomed . . . the author's theological involvement with the material shines through the collection, creating new insights into some of the stories."  —The School Librarian

"Exceptional in its range, from the mysterious and poetic to the down-to-earth and funny . . . [an] admirably lucid introduction . . . Trevor Dennis's skill as a storyteller is undeniable."  —Church Times
Product Details
ISBN: 9780745953724
ISBN-10: 0745953727
Publisher: Lion Children's Bks
Publication Date: September 1st, 2009
Pages: 480
Language: English