The Book of Books The Bible Retold by Trevor Dennis
  

Synopsis

The Book of Books The Bible Retold by Trevor Dennis

The great stories of the Old and New Testaments are best understood in the contexts in which they were shaped: contexts which help sift storytelling and history, poetry and prose, chronicle and commentary. Trevor Dennis is an academic theologian with a gift for storytelling. In this highly acclaimed Bible retelling, he goes back to the roots of the biblical writings, bringing fresh insights into the familiar stories in his novelistic retelling. His aim to bring the stories of the Bible alive is achieved in a book which brims with verve, humour and originality, in a style that will appeal to readers of all ages. Praise for The Book of Books: 'A deceptively simple and brilliantly imaginative retelling of the stories that make up the Bible.' Revd Prof Loveday Alexander, University of Sheffield

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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

About the Author

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

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
480 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Trevor Dennis
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Publisher

Lion Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc

Publication date

12th June 2009

ISBN

9780745953724


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