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By J. W. Rogerson

an off-the-cuff reader enters a book place searching for a Bible. even if, now not all of the Bibles on exhibit have an identical contents! a few have extra books than others, a few are learn versions, a few use gender-free language. How did this turn up? This creation works again during the methods in which the Bible was once written, transmitted, copied and declared to be authoritative by means of quite a few church buildings. the next themes are handled: what's the Bible?; How Biblical Writers Wrote; The Making of the previous testomony; The Making of the Apocrypha; The Making of the hot testomony; The Canon of the Bible; The learn 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 ebook used to be first released in 1999 via Penguin. the unique version has been translated into Spanish and Portuguese.

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