Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Prologue: The Mystique of Sacred Scripture Abstract
* Burton Mack outlines his intent to look at the New Testament as a collection of documents created by different people at different times for distinct reasons.
* Mack notes that the tendency to find hidden messages in the Bible stems from a lack of understanding, and hinders the true value...
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