The Passion of the King of Glory by Russ Ramsey, Free for CAPC Members

Christ and Pop Culture | 4/22/2019 | Allison Alexander
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The Passion of the King of Glory by Russ Ramsey is graciously available free to Christ and Pop Culture members until April 22, 2019, through our partnership with InterVarsity Press.

Sometimes it’s difficult to pick up my Bible and read because the language is so archaic. It takes some work to slog through the sentences and decipher their meanings; there is something magical about reading a book that was written thousands of years ago, but it can take me an hour to get through a couple chapters, and I can read a quarter of a novel in that time.

Christ - Life - Format - Reminder - Sacrifice

Reading about Christ’s life in a new format is a refreshing reminder of what His sacrifice means for our lives.

My brain is used to interpreting 21st century language patterns, and I’ve wondered if the Bible would be more relatable if it was written in a simpler form. Russ Ramsey’s latest book attempts to address that very question by presenting biblical stories in a new way.

Passion - King - Glory - InterVarsity - Press

The Passion of the King of Glory, published by InterVarsity Press, is a series of biblical retellings that covers Jesus’ life and death. It’s part of Ramsey’s Retelling the Story series, which “explores the narrative arc of the Bible in compelling language that is faithful to the text of Scripture.” In The Passion of the King of Glory, Ramsey uses simple language to retell the stories, such as the Last Supper, from Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John:

Late afternoon on the Thursday before the Passover, thirteen men sat around a table in a room on the second floor of a home on...
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