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The Bible in Limerick Verse By Christopher Goodwins

The Bible in Limerick Verse by Christopher Goodwins

Condition - Very Good
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Sums up the Bible for those who can't face reading it in the original. This work features 1001 limerick verses, and each limerick is numbered for reference, indexed by themes and people.

The Bible in Limerick Verse Summary

The Bible in Limerick Verse by Christopher Goodwins

Easy to read, easy to understand, easy to memorise, and faithful to the Biblical text, 1001 limerick verses here sum up the whole Bible for anyone who can't face reading it in the original. Praised as being faithful to the text, each limerick numbered for easy reference, indexed by themes and people, "The Bible in Limerick Verse" will help you move onto the real thing, both for enjoyment and spiritual enlightenment.

The Bible in Limerick Verse Reviews

Sharp, funny, St Paul meets Edward Lear...and lives. Church Times I want to say to every reader of The Bible in Limerick Verse: Don't be in a hurry. Do not be deceived by the apparently simple approach that has been adopted. Give yourself time to read - perhaps to read aloud - to reflect, and to find for yourself the abiding truths that lie at the heart of our Christian faith. John Moses, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral A tour de force. Old wine into new bottles! How much easier it will be for us to remember the answers in the Catechism - the first step to living by them ... Professor Sir John Grimley Evans There can be few distinctly new takes on the familiar texts of the Bible but Christopher Goodwins' limerick version not only entertains but may provoke thought from a new point of view. Mr Goodwins' achievement is as improbable as it is impressive and engaging. Everyone will surely be diverted by it. Professor Dr Peter Goddard, former Master of St John's College, Cambridge The Limerick is a great English tradition, and these Limericks are full of wisdom and radiate fun. Lord David Owen

About Christopher Goodwins

Christopher Goodwins has been a minister for forty years, and has spent all his ordained life getting people to read the Bible with intelligence, but also for fun. He lives in Ely, England.

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The Bible in Limerick Verse by Christopher Goodwins
Used - Very Good
John Hunt Publishing
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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