Gods Dangerous Book: The Surprising History of the Worlds Most Radical Book

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Inspired by Ghandi's description of the Bible - a book that contains dynamite that is explosive enough to blow all civilization to pieces. God's Dangerous Book, by Nick Page, presents a unique history of the Bible with lively accounts of people, incidents, events and powers involved in bringing the language of the Bible to the people. The book makes a fantastic resource for being both informative and thought provoking, and in an extremely readable way will help you to discover the story behind the Bible and how ...

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God's Dangerous Book: The Surprising History of the World'd Most Radical Book

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Overview

Inspired by Ghandi's description of the Bible - a book that contains dynamite that is explosive enough to blow all civilization to pieces. God's Dangerous Book, by Nick Page, presents a unique history of the Bible with lively accounts of people, incidents, events and powers involved in bringing the language of the Bible to the people. The book makes a fantastic resource for being both informative and thought provoking, and in an extremely readable way will help you to discover the story behind the Bible and how it was created. Nick writes about how the Bible has come to be the best-selling book and the effects it had on those who encountered it. Nick discusses the democracy and literacy and the learning and education of the the Bible.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781850789017
  • Publisher: Authentic Media
  • Publication date: 1/2/2012
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Nick Page is a writer, creative consultant and the author of over sixty books.

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Table of Contents

The Finger of God 7

Part 1 The Making of the Bible

The Basic Bible 16

The Hebrew Bible 28

The Christian Bible 55

The Early Church Bible 77

The Imperial Bible 91

Part 2 The Bible in the World

The Translated Bible 114

The Medieval Bible 128

The Reformation Bible 147

Part 3 The English Bible

The English Bible 174

The Authorised Bible 197

The Radical Bible 212

The Global Bible 229

The Dangerous Bible 239

Appendix: Major Modern Versions 263

Select Bibliography 269

Notes 271

Index 277

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