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By Robin A. Parry,Hannah Parry

ISBN-10: 1625648103

ISBN-13: 9781625648105

Welcome to the unusual and beautiful global of the Bible.

When we learn Scripture we regularly think that the realm inhabited by way of the Bible's characters was once a lot almost like our personal. we'd be flawed. The biblical international is an historical international with a flat earth that stands on the heart of the cosmos, and with an enormous ocean within the sky, chaos dragons, mystical mountains, demonic deserts, an underground region for the lifeless, stars which are sentient beings, and, in the event you trip upwards and during the doorways within the sturdy dome of the sky, God's heaven--the middle of the universe.

This booklet takes readers on a guided travel of the biblical cosmos with the objective of commencing up the Bible in its historic international. It then is going extra and seeks to teach how this very historical biblical means of seeing the realm continues to be revelatory and will converse God's be aware afresh into our personal sleek worlds.

"A masterful exposition of the sacramental worldview of the outdated testomony. . . . in the event you determine the outdated testomony is just incompatible with the Christian Platonism of the Christian culture, you simply should be startled through the insights of this book."
--Hans Boersma, J. I. Packer Professor of Theology, Regent collage, Vancouver, BC, Canada

"Delightful. Robin Parry takes the reader on a desirable journey of biblical cosmology and theology. so one can input the minds of the biblical writers, this ebook will consultant you with wit and sound learning."
--Gordon Wenham, Professor emeritus of previous testomony, collage of Gloucestershire, Trinity collage Bristol, Bristol, UK

"Parry expertly courses us during the unusual biblical global . . . and invitations us to simply accept it as is, and to inhabit it, instead of conforming it to ours. In doing so, Parry opens up clean methods of envisioning not just the biblical global, yet Jesus, and our personal Christian faith."
--Peter Enns, Professor of religious study, japanese collage, St. Davids, PA

"This e-book is a must-read for an individual fascinated by studying and making experience of the Bible today."
--Paula Gooder, Theologian in place of abode, Bible Society, UK

"A interesting survey of the cosmos as visible in holy Scripture and a important advisor to how Christians can most sensible keep in mind that biblical cosmology at the present time. Thorough, full of life, and thought-provoking, I warmly suggest it."
--Michael Ward, writer of Planet Narnia

--Leviathan, legendary chaos monster

"This ebook is just stellar! What a fabulously beneficial technique to introduce the importance of the OT cosmology for today!"
--Pleiades, open celebrity cluster within the constellation of Taurus

Robin Parry grew up close to Liverpool sooner than relocating to Wales on the age of ten. It was once in Wales that he grew to become a Christian. In 1991, after finishing his undergraduate measure in theology and a few instructor education, he obtained married to Carol and moved to Worcester (the unique one). they've been there ever when you consider that. Robin and Carol have daughters, Hannah and Jessica, and a cat referred to as Monty. Having been a instructor in a 6th shape university (1991–2001), he moved into theological publishing, first at Paternoster (2001–2010) after which at Wipf and inventory (2010–), the place he works as an editor. Robin's MA and PhD have been in previous testomony, either levels overseen by way of Professor Gordon Wenham. Robin writes books for a pastime and is attempting to benefit to play the cajon.

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