Author: Steve Binz5.5 X 8.5" -- 144 pages
Every biblical page is a threshold, says bestselling author and biblical scholar Stephen Binz. A place to leave behind the routine for the surprising; a place of transformation. When we read deeply, reflectively, and with confidence that God's Spirit is in the inspired text, we meet God personally. We move to fuller peace, purpose and possibility.
In Threshold to God's Word,
Binz delivers a captivating, informative, and deeply prayerful introduction to Scripture study. Newcomers and scholars alike will appreciate Binzí accessible, insightful style as he shows that reading the Bible is not primarily an intellectual exercise, but a devoted and passionate search, an enthusiastic and joyful discovery.Peek Inside! See the table of contents, the introduction, and a sample chapter from this book right here.
Binz takes us into the gospels and books such as Jonah and Exodus to illustrate everything from contextual interpretation to the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. He explores how Lectio Divina can help us discover a truth much deeper than words: the person of Jesus Christ. Written for individual or group study, and with reflection questions that help connect the transforming power of Scripture to the heart of our own spirituality, this powerful book is an invitation to unlock the door to Godís word.Stephen J. Binz is a Catholic biblical scholar, psychotherapist, popular speaker, and award-winning author of the Threshold Bible Series, and other books on biblical spirituality. Following graduate studies at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and Hebrew University in Jerusalem, he has developed Bible studies in the church for over two decades. He and his wife live in Baton Rouge, LA.