The Bible

The Bible

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by John Riches
     
 

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John Riches's investigation of what is perhaps the world's most influential text gives a clear, comprehensible overview, along with in-depth research on the Bible's origins, writing, and development. Riches looks at Biblical criticism, the book's wide-ranging cultural impact, why it has been the product of multiple interpretations and uses, and how it has been…  See more details below

Overview

John Riches's investigation of what is perhaps the world's most influential text gives a clear, comprehensible overview, along with in-depth research on the Bible's origins, writing, and development. Riches looks at Biblical criticism, the book's wide-ranging cultural impact, why it has been the product of multiple interpretations and uses, and how it has been exploited for political gain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402775369
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
09/07/2010
Series:
A Brief Insight Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
1,177,786
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

JOHN RICHES is Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism at the University of Glasgow.

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The Bible: A Very Short Introduction 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think that you should be able to read books lik this all the time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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