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By J. W. Rogerson

ISBN-10: 1845537076

ISBN-13: 9781845537074

an informal reader enters a book shop searching for a Bible. even if, now not all of the Bibles on demonstrate have an analogous contents! a few have extra books than others, a few are examine versions, a few use gender-free language. How did this take place? This creation works again in the course of the techniques in which the Bible used to be written, transmitted, copied and declared to be authoritative via quite a few church buildings. the next subject matters are handled: what's the Bible?; How Biblical Writers Wrote; The Making of the outdated testomony; The Making of the Apocrypha; The Making of the hot testomony; The Canon of the Bible; The learn of the Bible; using the Bible in Social, ethical and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 booklet was once first released in 1999 via Penguin. the unique variation has been translated into Spanish and Portuguese.

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