God’s EPIC Adventure: Changing Our Culture by the Story We Live and Tell [The Reader’s Edition: eBook]

God’s EPIC Adventure (The Reader’s Edition) God’s EPIC Adventure uses a six-act-play model as a way of presenting Scripture as a full-length Story in order to assist the reader toward a better reading experience of Scripture’s text. The author presents the gluing themes of Covenant in the Old Testament and Kingdom of God in the

God’s EPIC Adventure (The Reader’s Edition)

God’s EPIC Adventure uses a six-act-play model as a way of presenting Scripture as a full-length Story in order to assist the reader toward a better reading experience of Scripture’s text. The author presents the gluing themes of Covenant in the Old Testament and Kingdom of God in the New Testament as two ways of saying the same thing, namely that God has invaded this present evil age with his rule. The intended results of reading the Bible with its storyline is to learn the art of living into the Story that Scripture presents. Readers will find ways to use this book that they have never thought of before!

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Joshua Hopping says:

A challenge to the fragmentation of the biblical story in modern society Written more as a text book with wide margins, side notes and study questions, “God’s EPIC Adventure” seeks to challenge the fragmentation of the biblical story in modern society by teaching the church to understand what “her story is and how to become the people of God living as his recreated humanity”.To do this, Winn Griffin starts off by discussing the presumptions held by the modern church as well as his own presumptions (Griffin is a Kingdom Theologian with two D.Mins with deep roots in the Vineyard Movement). From there he stresses the importance of understanding the culture and reason why a particular book of the Bible was written.For example, when studying the book of Genesis it is extremely important to understand that the book was `written’ by Moses during the Israelites 40 year journey through the wilderness. The culture around the Israelites during that time was a polytheistic culture which attributed the works of nature to multiple gods. The…

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