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Category Archives: Literacy

Dictionary of Christianity and Science: Biblical Chronology

The following is an entry by James Hannam (PhD, University of Cambridge) in the Dictionary of Christianity and Science (Zondervan, 2017), in which more than 125 leading thinkers have encapsulated the meaning and significance of 450 major terms, theories, people, and movements on how science relates to the Christian faith. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog […]

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Watch These Video Discussions on the Importance and Ways of Feasting on the Scriptures

The Institute for Bible Reading (IFBR) (@Read_Well) exists to provide tools and frameworks that fundamentally change the way people read the Bible so it can achieve its mission and become the story that defines abundant living. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Learning to Read the Bible Well: An Interview with Glenn Paauw] During the […]

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James Moffatt on The New Testament

In the communities of the faithful, men had to impress upon themselves and upon others what Jesus said and did, for the more convinced they were that he was neither a Jewish pretender nor an unsubstantial deity like one of the deities of the cults, the more urgent it was for them to recall that […]

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Paul Behaving Badly: An Interview with E. Randolph Richards and Brandon O’Brien

The apostle Paul was kind of a jerk. He was arrogant and stubborn. He called his opponents derogatory, racist names. He legitimized slavery and silenced women. He was a moralistic, homophobic killjoy who imposed his narrow religious views on others. Or was he? Bible Gateway interviewed E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O’Brien (@brandonjobrien) about […]

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Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: An Interview with Christopher Hudson

What if you could approach the Bible at your own pace, starting and stopping as you would in a world-class museum: reading individual exhibits, observing colorful displays, and gaining an overall understanding as you proceed? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher Hudson (@ReadEngageApply) about his book, Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: Maps, Charts, Timelines, Simple Overviews (Rose […]

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The Story of the Bible in 10 Chapters: An Interview with J. Carl Laney

Book chapters help readers understand and follow a book’s story line as it advances step-by-step. The Bible is a bit different. Instead of being divided into chapters, it’s divided into books. But the 66 books of the Bible can be divided into 10 major sections based on their literary form and content. We can understand […]

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Watch Our Discussion: Bible Reading is Broken, And It’s Not Your Fault!

Our live broadcast of “Bible Reading is Broken, And it’s NOT Your Fault!” is complete, but you can still watch it on Facebook or here: As a special for viewers, you can you can get a special discount on Glen’s book, Saving the Bible From Ourselves! Through December 30, enter code 506-587 at IVPress.com for […]

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Tune In Dec. 7, 11 am EST for Facebook Live with Institute for Bible Reading

The Institute for Bible Reading (IFBR) (@Read_Well) exists to provide tools and frameworks that fundamentally change the way people read the Bible so it can achieve its mission and become the story that defines abundant living. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Learning to Read the Bible Well: An Interview with Glenn Paauw] In the […]

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Does the Bible Really Say That…?: An Interview with Mark Woods

Are we missing some of the richness and depth of our faith because we don’t like to ask the questions we ought to ask? Are there different ways of thinking about old truths that might challenge and inspire us? Are there, even, old truths that turn out not to be true after all? Bible Gateway […]

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The Bible Table of Contents

To help you become more familiar with the arrangement of the books of Scripture, here’s a virtual Table of Contents of the Bible in their canonical order. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Bible Translation Reading Levels] [Browse the Bibles section in the Bible Gateway Store, where you’ll enjoy low prices every day] [Read the […]

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