Articles by Deirdre Good
Dr. Deirdre Good is professor of New Testament at The General Theological Seminary, specializing in the Synoptic Gospels, Christian Origins, noncanonical writings and biblical languages (Greek and Coptic). An American citizen, she grew up in Kenya and keeps the blog On Not Being a Sausage (notbeingasausage.blogspot.com). She has written books on Matthew's portrait of Jesus (Jesus the Meek King, 1999), on Mary traditions in Judaism, Christianity and Islam (Mariam, the Magdalen and the Mother, 2005), on households and family in the time of Jesus (Jesus' Family Values, 2006) and most recently, Reading the New Testament, A Fortress Introduction with Bruce Chilton (2010). She also blogs for Episcopal Cafe.
By Deirdre Good
This article is useful to develop strategies for Bible Study in Christian Churches. The author shares different approaches including techniques for enriching the experience plus comments by pastors on how bible study has enhanced the life of their churches and congregations.