The Wisdom of the Ancients: Mining the Riches of Genesis 1 - 11

by Steve Langford



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/22/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 206
ISBN : 9781698707839
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 206
ISBN : 9781698707815
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 206
ISBN : 9781698707822

About the Book

Five ancient stories, woven together by genealogical tables, are recorded in Genesis 1-11. Author and spiritual guide Steve Langford explores these ancient stories and genealogies, identifying the ancient wisdom and spiritual truths they reflect. The author walks the reader through each story and then identifies the timeless truths reflected in them. The book takes the reader beyond a casual, superficial reading of the stories, guiding the reader into unexplored depths where the stories’ riches are found.

About the Author

Author Steve Langford, also known as Pastor Steve, is a spiritual guide who has given his adult life to the study and teaching of scripture in the local church. Within the churches he has served and the religious communities in which he is involved, he is known as a gifted teacher who does not shrink from prophetically proclaiming the truth of scripture. He retired in 2019 after 50 years of ministry as a pastor. He is a lifelong student who earned degrees in biblical studies from Howard Payne University (BA) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDIV and DMIN). For the past two decades, his post-graduate studies have been in Bowen Family Systems Theory with an applied focus on spiritual formation and leadership in the local church. Dr. Langford and his wife of fifty-one years have three adult sons and four grandchildren. He is the author of five other books: Why the Bible Is So Hard to Understand … and tips to understanding it (2015); A God-Shaped World: Exploring Jesus’ Teachings about the Kingdom of God and Its Implications for the Church Today (2018); The Fruit of the Spirit: the Path That Leads to Loving as Jesus Loved (2019); Discovering Your True Self: A Guide for the Journey (2020); God’s Plumb Line: Aligning Our Hearts with the Heart of God (2021).