Serious Bible readers, including biblical scholars, Sunday Bible teachers, laypersons of church, and even the Sunday school kids, ask the question, "Is Balaam a good or bad person?" or "Is Balaam a prophet of God or a pagan diviner?" However, nobody has provided a relieving answer for the question up to this day. Then, what does the Balaam story in the passage of Num 22-24 tell us about the character of Balaam? More fundamentally, what does the passage want readers to know?
This book suggests a new way for Bible reading, especially the Old Testament. The Old Testament readers can discover a proper strategy to understand the intention and message of every single passage of the Old Testament through the ways that are suggested in this book.