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12 estudios sobre hombres y mujeres del Antiguo Testamento sorprendentemente contemporáneos. Ideal para Escuela Dominical, reuniones de jóvenes, grupos pequeños y mucho más. 12 lecciones sobre personajes del Antiguo Testamento que revelan emociones, decisiones y dilemas sorprendentemente modernos en las vidas de David, Rahab, Daniel y Rut, entre otros, que amaron de forma total al Señor, de una manera que los adolescentes de hoy pueden entender. Estas lecciones ayudarán a los jóvenes a entender que el Dios que dio esperanza y valor a quienes hicieron historia en el pasado, todavía hace lo mismo con los jóvenes de hoy.
Yancey is an astute author who challenges Christians' assumptions without alienating them. In The Bible Jesus Read, Yancey encourages readers to consider how Hebrew Scripture--what Christians call the Old Testament--is relevant to their own lives. His premise is that although many Christians tacitly consider the New Testament more important than the Old, the New Testament was written after Jesus' earthly ministry, making the Old Testament "the Bible Jesus read." Hebrew Scripture was the greatest influence on the mind and spirit of the founder of Christianity, a fact that, in the author's estimation, obligates Christians to know it well. Yancey acknowledges the difficulty of transcending the cultural gulf between modern civilization and ancient Israel and seeks to bridge the gap by highlighting sections of the Old Testament that he initially found hard to appreciate. The writings of the Prophets were particularly obscure to Yancey because of the nonnarrative style and assumption of a warrior culture. However, he gradually discovered the passages' deep relevance to, and resonance with, his own experience. He came to love these Old Testament books when he realized that many of their concerns, such as justice for the poor and faithfulness to God, are timeless. Yancey's lucid style and honest handling of difficult ideas ensure that readers who have enjoyed his earlier books will not be disappointed in this one. FYI: Zondervan will simultaneously release an audio version, read by the author (two cassettes, 2 hrs., ).