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Air Date April 26, 2014


Did you every notice how much of the Bible focuses on the lives of people? The patriarchs. Moses and Joshua. Ruth and Boaz. David. Solomon. Jesus and His disciples. From Genesis to Revelation the Bible is a book about people. And that’s what makes The Biographical Bible so intriguing. Dr. Ruth Tucker has taken the men and women found on the pages of Scripture and reminded us again of their essential humanness. We’ll talk with Dr. Tucker about her latest book.

Then later in the program, during our devotional time, we’ll visit the lost and found department at En Harod to focus on Gideon…the warrior from Ophrah who found his courage at this small stream!


Ruth Tucker

Dr. Ruth Tucker
Dr. Ruth Tucker has taught for more than three decades at colleges and seminaries, including Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Calvin Theological Seminary. In addition to teaching and writing, Dr. Tucker is also an artist, specializing in outdoor art. She and her husband live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Dr. Charlie Dyer and Jon Gauger

Charles Dyer

Dr. Charlie Dyer

Dr. Charlie Dyer is professor-at-large of Bible at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill. Dyer is an Old Testament scholar as well as an authority on Middle Eastern history and religion. As a licensed guide to Israel, he has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East over the last two decades. Dyer has authored and co-edited many books and articles on the Middle East and the Old Testament. His articles have been published in Bibliotheca Sacra and Michigan Theological Journal. Dr. Dyer’s books include The Rise of Babylon, What’s Next?, The New Christian Traveler’s Guide to the Holy Land and Strike the Dragon.

Jon Gauger

Jon Gauger  

Jon Gauger has been with Moody Radio nearly three decades and works with special projects. In addition to being the announcer for Dr. Paul Nyquist's weekly teaching program, Moody Presents, Jon is hosting and producing The Land and the Book. He writes and produces a weekly commentary, creates special documentaries, and has traveled to 30 countries covering stories for Moody Radio, or doing training work with international broadcasting partners. Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children—all of whom are Moody graduates. An avid photographer, videographer and reader, Jon also enjoys camping and freelance voice-over work, including audiobook projects.

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