A Literary, Historical, and Contemporary Perspective of the Bible Introduction to the Bible approaches the Bible by considering it from three different viewpoints: literary, historical, and contemporary. This unique approach underscores the dynamics of each view and the methods scholars have developed to study them. Additionally, the authors are especially careful to distinguish the historical and literary 'viewpoints' for students new to the discipline; encouraging them to consider and discuss the contemporary significance of the Bible. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning - MySearchLabdelivers proven resultsin helping individual students succeed. It provides engaging experiencesthat personalize, stimulate, and measure learning for each student. And, it comes from a trusted partnerwith educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students, instructors, and departments achieve their goals.
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Improve Critical Thinking - Introduction to the Bible provides an analysis of the role of the Bible in contemporary American culture; stimulates students' awareness of Biblical thought through suggested readings related to contemporary ethical issues; shows the relevance of religious thought; and helps students examine their assumptions, discern hidden values, evaluate evidence, assess their conclusions, and more! Engage Students - Introduction to the Bible encourages thoughtful discussion and reflection of contents - including biblical controversies - through chapter summaries, case studies, maps and charts. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Plus, Introduction to the Bible provides an annotated list of movies and documentary films related to the Bible, and information on how to obtain them for classroom use. Note: MySearchLab does no come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit www.MySearchLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (VP ISBN-10: 0205230121, VP ISBN-13: 9780205230129)