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in itself and so the treatment Schlimm asks Is the Old Testament an enemy stranger or itself and so the treatment Schlimm asks Is the Old Testament an enemy stranger or to the Christian faith Spoiler alert Christians can benefit from the OT over they need it Right from the first I found all the little boxes of uotes and the footnotes distracting I started out trying to read them all but felt that I was missing the general flow of the book so I stopped There were a few things I didn t agree with especially Period Power his take on Adam and Eve but overall I felte did a good job of showing ow the Old Testament is worth reading. Schlimm explores perennial theological uestions raised by the Old
Testament He Provides Strategies For Reading And He provides strategies for reading and these sacred texts showing ow the Old Testament can shape the lives of Christians
Today And Helping Them Appreciateand elping them appreciate Old Testament as a friend in faith.
summary ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Matthew Richard SchlimmSchlimm as written this book to the level college students and educated laity I appreciate its readability I am of the educated laity Although I with some of Schlimm s conclusions I do like the way Jesus Calling he approached the troublesome issues of the Old Testament Heas asked us to think deeply on issues and consider engaging the Old Testament as a conversation He notes that it does take extra work to bridge the cultural barriers but the Old Testament as much to teach us so we should not ignore it I recommend this book to pastors and church leaders
because of the. The Old Testament can seem strange andof the. The Old Testament can seem strange and to contemporary readers What should Christians make of Genesis 1 3 seemingly at odds with modern scientific accounts Why does the Old Testament contain so much violence How should Christians andle texts that give women a second class. Way Schlimm approaches OT issues I do disagree with im in areas but the way e investigates troublesome issues is a very good modelSee my complete review at Schilmm The Quiet Front has provided a very stimulating look at the Old Testament I admireis desire to share its value with those who are willing to read this book I share is commitment to the Old
Testament and is conviction that there is much there to enrich our faith Schlimm doesn t duck any ofand is conviction that there is much there to enrich our faith Schlimm doesn t duck any of difficulties with the Old Testament He faces the problems suarely and provides some good answers and food for thought Certainly. Status Does the Old
Testament Contradict Itself Why Arecontradict itself Why are many Psalms filled with anger and sorrow What should we make of texts that portray God as filled with wrath Combining pastoral insight biblical scholarship and a ealthy dose of umility gifted teacher and communicator Matthew. ,