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By J. W. Rogerson

ISBN-10: 1845537076

ISBN-13: 9781845537074

an off-the-cuff reader enters a bookstall trying to find a Bible. despite the fact that, no longer the entire Bibles on reveal have a similar contents! a few have extra books than others, a few are research versions, a few use gender-free language. How did this turn up? This creation works again in the course of the tactics during which the Bible was once 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 previous testomony; The Making of the Apocrypha; The Making of the recent 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 publication used to be first released in 1999 by way of Penguin. the unique version has been translated into Spanish and Portuguese.

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