Respected teacher and scholar John Stott gives students, lay leaders, and new Christians an essential grasp of theBible's message in the context of its georgaphical, historical, and ancient Jewish religious settings in this foundational introduction to the Bible. More importantly, Stott enlarges our vision of Christ by revealing him as the focal point of the entire Bible. Stott answers the basic questions 'Who wrote the Bible?' 'What is its message?' 'Why is it thought to be a holy book?' and places Jesus inthe geographical, religious, and historical setting in which he came to earth. Also includes maps and focus questions at the beginning of each chapter. Slightly Imperfect.