For first-time readers, the Bible can be an intimidating and hefty read. To simplify matters, this lively and witty resource offers a lightning sketch of the Bible that clearly explains the essential meaning of every book from both the Old and New Testaments. It provides helpful hints for understanding the motives and messages behind each of the Biblical writers and introduces all the famous people and events from key stories. Filled with humorous illustrations and plenty of wit, this is an ideal guide for getting to know ...

The Bible from Scratch 2006, Saint Mary's Press

ISBN-13: 9780884899402

Catholic edition

Trade paperback

The Bible from Scratch 1987, Lion Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745910048