Jewish practices and expectations are clarified, battles with the religious rulers are explained, and the purpose of each miracle is considered. Guided questions coax deeper meanings from the text, yielding additional insights.
Designed for group discussion, the text offers everyone a chance to participate. Questions are open-ended, and most questions lead easily into today's church environment. With great detail in discussion of every verse, this book is designed to grow in the knowledge of faith.
Dr. Belles works full time for The Boeing Company in the area of information technology. His academics include a BA in Psychology, a Masters of Divinity, a Masters in Business Administration, a Masters in Education, and a Ph.D. in Theology, focused on addiction counseling. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Education, centered around the role of religion in the development of humanity. He teaches for the University of Phoenix, Seattle campus, at the graduate and undergraduate levels in disciplines as diverse as technology, business and management, and world religions. He has presented papers on religious, counseling, technology, and business-related issues at professional conferences in the US and Russia. He has been listed in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in the US, and Who's Who in the West.