The Bible [NOOK Book]

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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 exploited for political gain.
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The Bible

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402781926
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 9/7/2010
  • Series: A Brief Insight
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 1,206,059
  • File size: 21 MB
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Meet the Author


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

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Table of Contents

1. Who reads the bible?; 2. How the Bible was written; 3. The making of the Bible; 4. The Bible in the world of the believers; 5. The Bible and its critics; 6. The Bible in the non-western world; 7. The Bible in high and popular culture; 8. The Bible in politics; 9. Conclusion; Further reading; Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 23, 2012

    God

    I think that you should be able to read books lik this all the time.

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    Posted September 8, 2012

    May he shine the light on u

    God is good amen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

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