Barbara Essex reveals a side of the Bad Boys of the Bible not usually reflected upon or even considered in most preaching and teaching. Adam, Cain, Abraham, Lot, Jacob, Jephthah, and Samson are well-known men of the Bible who were strong and faithful, yet also weak and challenged. In Bad Boys of the Bible: Exploring Men of Questionable Virtue, Essex takes readers on a journey to explore these male giants of faith. Bad Boys of the Bible includes seven Bible study units, reflection questions, suggestions for using this resource in preaching and teaching, and a bibliography for further study.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR of Bad Boys of the Bible: Exploring Men of Questionable Virtue Barbara J. Essex, is an ordained United Church of Christ minister. She earned her M.Div. from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and M.A. from Northwestern University. She is a bestselling author of The Pilgrim Press, having written eight books, including: Bad Boys of the Bible; Bad Boys of the New Testament; Bad Girls of the Bible; Bible for Vital Congregations; Bold and Brazen; Krazy Kinfolk; Misbehavin’ Monarchs; and More Bad Girls of the Bible. Visit Barbara J. Essex's website at www.barbarajessex.com.
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Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
Product Dimensions: 5.5 by 8.5 inches