Discounted Kindle Books-Nonfiction (Tuesday, July 2)


The Jesus I Never Knew

Philip Yancey

Price: $2.99

Yancey’s book will open your eyes and mind to a new way of thinking. He will challenge your stereotypes and expose you to uncomfortable views. He supports his observations with evidence and builds his case like Lieutenant Columbo; except, Yancey doesn’t bumble through the bible. Yancey is an expert communicator and articulates well his beliefs. I think you will find this book to be a good investment, monetarily and eternally.

Michael Naumann

‘There is no writer in the evangelical world that I admire and appreciate more.’
Billy Graham
Philip Yancey helps reveal what two thousand years of history covered up
What happens when a respected Christian journalist decides to put his preconceptions aside and take a long look at the Jesus described in the Gospels? How does the Jesus of the New Testament compare to the ‘new, rediscovered’ Jesus—or even the Jesus we think we know so well?
Philip Yancey offers a new and different perspective on the life of Christ and his work—his teachings, his miracles, his death and resurrection—and ultimately, who he was and why he came. From the manger in Bethlehem to the cross in Jerusalem, Yancey presents a complex character who generates questions as well as answers; a disturbing and exhilarating Jesus who wants to radically transform your life and stretch your faith.
The Jesus I Never Knew uncovers a Jesus who is brilliant, creative, challenging, fearless, compassionate, unpredictable, and ultimately satisfying. ‘No one who meets Jesus ever stays the same,’ says Yancey. ‘Jesus has rocked my own preconceptions and has made me ask hard questions about why those of us who bear his name don’t do a better job of following him.’

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How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth

Gordon D. Fee, Douglas Stuart

Price: $1.99

As someone with a couple years of serious Bible study under my belt, I think it is worth pointing out a couple of chapters, which I found immensely helpful: (1) Acts: The Question of Historical Precedent, (2) The Parables: Do You Get the Point?, and (3) The Law(s): Covenant Stipulations for Israel. The chapter on historical precedent put into words something that I have been ruminating over for some time now, that is, the caveat that a practice as described in a narrative is not ipso facto normative and, therefore, binding. The chapter on parables forever settled an issue that I was confused about, namely, the nature of Jesus’ parables. They may be semi-allegorical at times, but never pure allegory. Lastly, the chapter on the Law is so informative! Stuart gives the big picture of the Old Testament in such a helpful way.
I’m sure there are many helpful books out there on how to read the Bible in a fruitful way. All I will say here is that, provided you are a conservative Christians, you won’t go wrong with this book. (I consider that an understatement, by the way.) There is a lot of content to be digested, however. Commit yourself to read this book a few times over.

Joel Barnes

Your Guide to Understanding the Bible Understanding the Bible isn’t for the few, the gifted, the scholarly. The Bible is accessible. It’s meant to be read and comprehended by everyone from armchair readers to seminary students. A few essential insights into the Bible can clear up a lot of misconceptions and help you grasp the meaning of Scripture and its application to your 21st-century life. More than half a million people have turned to How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth to inform their reading of the Bible. This third edition features substantial revisions that keep pace with current scholarship, resources, and culture. Changes include: *Updated language *A new authors’ preface *Several chapters rewritten for better readability *Updated list of recommended commentaries and resources Covering everything from translational concerns to different genres of biblical writing, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth is used all around the world. In clear, simple language, it helps you accurately understand the different parts of the Bible—their meaning for ancient audiences and their implications for you today—so you can uncover the inexhaustible worth that is in God’s Word.

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The Chew: Summer Flavors: More than 20 Seasonal Recipes from The Chew Kitchen

The Chew (Author), Mario Batali (Author), Gordon Elliott (Author), Carla Hall (Author), Clinton Kelly (Author), Daphne Oz (Author), Michael Symon (Author)

Price: 99 cents

I love this cookbook and I love the Chew tv show…
They are a great group and so fun to watch.

Linda Baker

The hosts of ABC’s hit daytime TV show The Chew bring you The Chew: Spring Flavors–more than 20 fall recipes and behind-the-scenes dish from their print book, available on your e-reader, tablet or mobile device.

Every day millions of people tune in and pull up a home-side seat at The Chew’s kitchen counter to celebrate life through food. The show’s five beloved hosts gab about everything to do with cooking and entertaining. This delicious seasonal excerpt from their lively companion book not only captures The Chew’s trademark wit, fun, practical advice, and recipes–but highlights the easy ideas that have brought so much to America’s family table. For the full experience, be sure to look for the print edition of The Chew: Food. Life. Fun. And stay tuned for future seasonal eBook excerpts featuring mouth-watering recipes for winter, spring, and summer from the print book.

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Paleo Slow Cooker: 75 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Gluten-Free Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes for a Paleo Diet

John Chatham

Price: $1.99

Wow! When my husband told me he wanted to go Gluten free, I was very skeptical. After doing some research, I came across “Paleo Slow Cooker” and this book is amazing! I love bread and the Paleo diet allows me to keep my dearly beloved sweet treats! Steamed Hazelnut Breakfast Bread, Banana Bread, Coconut Bread, Pumpkin Bread, Zucchini Bread! All of these are made without Gluten and they taste amazing! Oh, and if you like cake…they have those too! But what’s more is the variety of the main dishes.
I was very surprised when I saw the recipes for Mediterranean Beef Stew, Creamy Curried-Chicken Soup, Portuguese-Style Venison Stew, and Buffalo Drumettes with Paleo Ranch Dressing (I’ll never buy Ranch again!). The best part of this book is it utilizes the workhorse in my kitchen, my slow-cooker. With two kids and a man to feed, I need to be able to make something substantial that will fill their bellies and be healthy. We’ve wanted to eat healthier and get rid of the bloat and irritability that comes from wheat and processed foods. The recipes from “Paleo Slow Cooker” fit perfectly into my family’s lifestyle. This has definitely changed the way we eat in my household, and so much for the better!!

Shanna C

Living the Paleo lifestyle just got easier with Paleo Slow Cooker. Now you can enjoy the superior health benefits of the Paleo diet with the convenience of your slow cooker.

The Paleo diet consists of all-natural, unprocessed, and gluten-free foods. It’s the way humans were meant to eat. The slow cooker and the Paleo diet are a perfect pairing for modern, busy people who want to eat right.

Paleo Slow Cooker is your guide to preparing easy, delicious, and healthful recipes:

Create classics such as Slow Cooker Paleo Pot Roast and Garden Vegetable Soup and new taste sensations like Tahini Chicken with Bok Choy and Zucchini Soup Proven├žal.
Choose from a selection of nutritious vegetarian entrees and meat-free soups.
Learn dozens of tips to make a quick transition to Paleo slow cooking.
All recipes are 100% Paleo-friendly and gluten-free.

Paleo Slow Cooker: 75 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Gluten-Free Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes for a Paleo Diet is your quick-start guide to slow cooking, Paleo-style.

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