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Not What You Think: Why the Bible Might Be Nothing We Expected Yet Everything We Need - Audiobook (Unabridged)

Michael McAfee | Lauren Green McAfee
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Not What You Think blows the dust off dated misperceptions of the Bible and engages the problems of this book head-on--the parts that make modern r... Read More

Not What You Think blows the dust off dated misperceptions of the Bible and engages the problems of this book head-on--the parts that make modern readers squeamish, skeptical, and uncertain.

If you're skeptical about the Bible, you're not alone. The Bible is seen by many contemporary readers as intolerant, outdated, out of step with societal norms at best, and a tool of oppression at worst.

In this earnest and illuminating read, millennial thought leaders and aspiring theologians Michael and Lauren McAfee are here to say: fair enough. But they're also here to raise a few questions of their own:

  • What if we cleared the deck on our preconceptions of the Bible and encountered it anew?
  • What if we came with the understanding that our questions are welcome?
  • And what if the Bible presents less of a system to figure out, and more of a story to step into--a story with more surprising plot twists than we might think?

Michael and Lauren spent their childhoods in church and Sunday school, they spent part of their twenties finding their way in the world in New York City, and today they're shaping their careers while pursuing doctoral studies in theology and ethics. Along the way, they've had to wrangle very real questions--both their own, and of their friends--about why, where, and how the most controversial book in history fits in our world today.

Join Michael and Lauren as they explore the nature of the Bible--an ancient mosaic of story, literature, history, and poetry--and what it means for this generation and its relationship with God. Ultimately, Not What You Think is an invitation to come and see, and be surprised.

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  • Contributor(s)Michael McAfee , Lauren Green McAfee
  • Narrator(s) Michael McAfee, Lauren McAfee
  • About the Contributor(s) As the Director of Bible Engagement for Museum of the Bible, Michael McAfee forges strategic partnerships with faith leaders and...

    As the Director of Bible Engagement for Museum of the Bible, Michael McAfee forges strategic partnerships with faith leaders and nonprofits, speaks to audiences around the country, and leads a team of marketing specialists to support the museum's mission. After completing his MDiv at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Michael is now a PhD student under Dr. Russell Moore. Michael is married to his Sunday school sweetheart, Lauren, and they live in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. You can follow Michael at michaelmcafee.com



    Lauren Green McAfee is a speaker, writer, connector, and coffee enthusiast with a heart to engage others in the Bible. While pursuing her graduate degrees in pastoral counseling and theology, Lauren worked for her father, Steve Green, as he founded Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. Today Lauren works for Hobby Lobby as Corporate Ambassador, and is pursuing a PhD in Ethics and Public Policy at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Lauren and her husband Michael live in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Connect with Lauren at laurenamcafee.com.

     

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  • ISBN-139780310355236
  • Publish Date06/11/2019
  • PublisherZondervan
  • Format Digital Audio - Unabridged Edition
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Running Time05:08:00
  • Price $14.69

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