The Book of God: The Bible as a Novel

Paperback | February 8, 1998

byWalter Wangerin Jr.

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Here is the story of the Bible from beginning to end as you've never read it before, retold with exciting detail and passionate energy by master storyteller Walter Wangerin Jr. The Book of God reads like a fine novel, dramatizing the sweep of biblical events, making the men and women of this ancient book come alive in vivid detail and dialogue. From Abraham wandering in the desert to Jesus teaching the multitudes on a Judean hillside, this award-winning best-seller follows the biblical story in chronological order. Priests and kings, apostles and prophets, common folk and charismatic leaders -- individual stories offer glimpses into an unfolding revelation that reaches across the centuries to touch us today.

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Using his considerable skill as a storyteller, Walt Wangerin presents the entire Bible as a single epic story in this narrative, chronological novelization. Throughout he gives distinctive clarity to the meaning and emphases of the Bible.

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Here is the story of the Bible from beginning to end as you've never read it before, retold with exciting detail and passionate energy by master storyteller Walter Wangerin Jr. The Book of God reads like a fine novel, dramatizing the sweep of biblical events, making the men and women of this ancient book come alive in vivid detail and ...

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Here is the story of the Bible from beginning to end as you've never read it before, retold with exciting detail and passionate energy by master storyteller Walter Wangerin Jr. The Book of God reads like a fine novel, dramatizing the sweep of biblical events, making the men and women of this ancient book come alive in vivid detail and ...

Walter Wangerin Jr. is widely recognized as one of the most gifted writers writing today on the issues of faith and spirituality. Starting with the renowned Book of the Dun Cow, Wangerin's writing career has encompassed most every genre: fiction, essay, short story, children's story, meditation, and biblical exposition. His writing voi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.75 inPublished:February 8, 1998Publisher:Zondervan

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310220211

ISBN - 13:9780310220213

Appropriate for ages: 16

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Table of Contents

Table of ContentsPart OneThe Ancestors1. Abraham2. Rebekah3. Jacob4. JosephPart TwoThe Covenant5. Moses6. Sinai7. The Children of IsraelPart ThreeThe Wars of the Lord8. Joshua 9. Ehud10. Deborah11. Gideon12. Jephthah13. Samson14. The Levite's ConcubinePart FourKings15. Saul16. David17. SolomonPart FiveProphets18. The Man of God from Judah19. Elijah20. Amos, Hosea21. Isaiah22. JeremiahPart SixLetters from Exile23. Ahikam Utters a Curse24. Ahikam Must Make a Decision25. Ahikam in JerusalemPart SevenThe Yearning26. My Messenger27. Nehemiah28. Ezra29. The YearningPart EightThe Messiah30. Zechariah 31. Mary 428 32. John the Son of Zechariah 457 33. Andrew 471 34. Mary Magdalene 491 35. Simon Peter 516 36. Son of Father 535 37. To Jerusalem 548 38. Jesus 577 39. The New Covenant 605Epilogue 631

From Our Editors

Using his considerable skill as a storyteller, Walt Wangerin presents the entire Bible as a single epic story in this narrative, chronological novelization. Throughout he gives distinctive clarity to the meaning and emphases of the Bible.

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'I was hooked...passages such as the account of Solomon's reign, seem to me to work exceptionally well....'