Berenice M. Shotwell believed that a better understanding of the Bible's history, theology, and literature can offer the means of bringing more meaning and spiritual value into our lives. She spent over fifty years researching and compiling her remarkable book, Getting Better Acquainted with Your Bible. In addition, she taught her non-denominational Bible Course to hundreds of adult groups throughout the United States and Canada.

Berenice M. Shotwell’s beloved
Bible study book, Getting Better Acquainted with Your Bible, and her Audio Bible Course are offered free on this site by Shadwold Press. Two items—her small book of meditations on biblical topics, Nuggets from the Scriptures, and the study outline for her Audio Bible Course—are also available for purchase through this site.

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A thoughtful, comprehensive volume of 566 easy-to-read pages. This book provides an easy-to-follow overview of Biblical history, theology and literature, in a manner that helps the reader to apply its spiritual values today.
Take this 20-hour Bible course in the privacy of your own home or with a group of friends. It’s ideal for Bible Study Groups or Sunday School teachers. It covers the Old Testament and the New Testament and a study guide is available via purchase or print-your-self PDF with maps and an oversize chart. The course will help you gain a better understanding of the value of the Bible in your daily life.
Inspired and inspirational, brief meditations and precious insights gathered by Berenice Shotwell from her lifelong study of the Bible. Click Nuggets from the Scriptures for an excerpt from Berenice Shotwell's book.