Lost Books of the Bible
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Lost Books of the Bible

by Daniel L. Smith-Christopher, Stephen J. Spignesi
     
 

Uncovers the mystery behind ancient Christian and Jewish writings

Your complete resource for exploring the major lost books and the Judeo-Christian religion

Are you intrigued by the discoveries of strange ancient religious writings that are not part of the Bible? This fun, friendly guide examines these largely unknown works, offering prominent

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Overview

Uncovers the mystery behind ancient Christian and Jewish writings

Your complete resource for exploring the major lost books and the Judeo-Christian religion

Are you intrigued by the discoveries of strange ancient religious writings that are not part of the Bible? This fun, friendly guide examines these largely unknown works, offering prominent scholars' views on their meanings and importance. From the Book of Enoch to the Gnostic Gospels to the Gospel of Judas, you'll understand the differences between the writings and their impact on religion.

Discover:

  • How the biblical canon developed
  • The different categories of ancient religious writing
  • Why these works are not in the Bible
  • What the lost books teach us about God
  • Sayings of Jesus not in the Bible

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470243800
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/10/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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