Introduction to the Bible: Overview, Historical Context, and Cultural Perspectives

Introduction to the Bible: Overview, Historical Context, and Cultural Perspectives

by William Anderson
     
 

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The Bible is ever ancient and ever new--a compilation of many books from unique periods of antiquity that makes it "a library within a library." As the most revered of Christian texts, the Bible is the best known and most sold, but perhaps the least understood book in the world. Father William A. Anderson lays groundwork for the reader to understand the historical

Overview

The Bible is ever ancient and ever new--a compilation of many books from unique periods of antiquity that makes it "a library within a library." As the most revered of Christian texts, the Bible is the best known and most sold, but perhaps the least understood book in the world. Father William A. Anderson lays groundwork for the reader to understand the historical and cultural contexts, "hear" the oral traditions, and "meet" the writers of each book of the Bible.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764821196
Publisher:
Liguori Publications
Publication date:
06/01/2012
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
428,146
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

William A. Anderson, DMin, PhD, is a presbyter of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia. This director of retreats and parish missions, professor, catechist, spiritual director, and former pastor has written extensively on pastoral, spiritual, and religious subjects. Father Anderson earned his doctor of ministry degree from St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore, and his doctorate in sacred theology from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

El P. William A. Anderson, DMin PhD es sacerdote de la diócesis de Wheeling-Charleston, Virginia del Oeste, director de retiros y misiones parroquiales, profesor, catequista y director espiritual. También fue párroco. Ha escrito numerosas obras sobre pastoral, temas espirituales y religiosos. El P. Anderson obtuvo el doctorado en MInisterio por la Universidad y Seminario de Santa María de Baltimore y el doctorado en Teología Sagrada por la Universidad de Duquesne de Pittsburgh.

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