An Introduction to the Bible (BibleWorld) by J. W. Rogerson PDF

By J. W. Rogerson

ISBN-10: 1845537076

ISBN-13: 9781845537074

an informal reader enters a book shop searching for a Bible. notwithstanding, no longer the entire Bibles on demonstrate have an identical contents! a few have extra books than others, a few are research versions, a few use gender-free language. How did this happen? This creation works again throughout the techniques wherein the Bible used to be written, transmitted, copied and declared to be authoritative by way of quite a few church buildings. the subsequent themes are handled: what's the Bible?; How Biblical Writers Wrote; The Making of the outdated testomony; The Making of the Apocrypha; The Making of the recent testomony; The Canon of the Bible; The examine of the Bible; using the Bible in Social, ethical and Political Questions. This up-to-date variation takes account of advancements in scholarship because the publication was once first released in 1999 by means of Penguin. the unique variation has been translated into Spanish and Portuguese.

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