“We believe that the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament were given by inspiration of God, and that they only constitute the Divine rule of Christian faith and practice.” (Doctrine One, The Doctrines of The Salvation Army)
“The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.” (Harper Lee)
“God’s book of ‘grace’ is just like his book of nature; it is his thoughts written out. This great book, the Bible, this most precious volume is the heart of God made legible; it is the gold of God’s love, beaten out into gold leaf, so that therewith our thoughts might be plated, and we also might have golden, good, and holy thoughts concerning Him.” (John Bunyan)
for thousands of years the Bible has been considered a very important book. it has been read, studied, and meditated upon for centuries. Christians of all denominations and traditions regard the words of the Old and New Testaments to be sacred.
Vishal Mangalwadi, whom Christianity Today calls “India’s foremost Christian itellectual,” is the author of the wonderful volume, The Book That Made Your World: How The Bible Created The Soul of Western Civilization.
it’s very well-written. Mangalwadi is an excellent author and story-teller.
it’s well outlined and easy to follow, while at the same time being deep and informing.
The Book That Made Your World is educating, entertaining, and edifying. it’s a joy to read and will benefit greatly your spiritual journey.
whether you hold the Bible to be sacred or not, this is a book you should read.
*Full Disclosure: I received this book for free from Thomas Nelson through “Book Sneeze.” They give free books to bloggers for honest reviews.*