Enjoying the Bible: Literary Approaches to Loving the Scriptures (Paperback)
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Many Christians view the Bible as an instruction manual. While the Bible does provide instruction, it can also captivate, comfort, delight, shock, and inspire. In short, it elicits emotion--just like poetry. By learning to read and love poetry, says literature professor Matthew Mullins, readers can increase their understanding of the biblical text and learn to love God's Word more. Each chapter includes exercises and questions designed to help readers put the book's principles and practices into action.
About the Author
Matthew Mullins (PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro) is associate professor of English and history of ideas at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He is the author of Postmodernism in Pieces and has written for Los Angeles Review of Books and American Book Review.