How the Bible Came to Be (Ebook Shorts)

How the Bible Came to Be (Ebook Shorts)

by J. Daniel Hays, J. Scott Duvall
     
 

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Uncover the True Story of the Greatest Story Ever Told

Christians believe that the Bible is divine communication--God's message to human beings. But how did ancient people capture the very words of God? How were these words passed down? Why were some books included in the Bible while others were not? And how do we know that these texts have been

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Uncover the True Story of the Greatest Story Ever Told

Christians believe that the Bible is divine communication--God's message to human beings. But how did ancient people capture the very words of God? How were these words passed down? Why were some books included in the Bible while others were not? And how do we know that these texts have been faithfully translated over the ages?

Discover the answers to these questions and more in How the Bible Came to Be. In this succinct ebook you'll find up-to-date biblical scholarship from leading evangelical scholars, covering the inspiration, canonization, translation, and transmission of both the Old and the New Testament. From the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Septuagint to the first English translations and the most recent translations, How the Bible Came to Be immerses you in the fascinating story of the most important book of all time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441240262
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
68
Sales rank:
1,040,444
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

J. Daniel Hays (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies and professor of biblical studies at Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including Grasping God's Word, From Every People and Nation, and The Message of the Prophets.

J. Scott Duvall (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is chair of the Department of Biblical Studies and J. C. and Mae Fuller Chair of Biblical Studies at Ouachita Baptist University. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including Grasping God's Word and Journey into God's Word.
J. Daniel Hays (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the School of Christian Studies and professor of biblical studies at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including Grasping God's Word and The Dictionary of Bible Prophecy and End Times. A former missionary to Ethiopia, Hays has also done mission work in Niger, Jordan, Myanmar, and Indonesia.
J. Scott Duvall (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament and J. C. and Mae Fuller Chair of Biblical Studies at Ouachita Baptist University. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook and Revelation in the Teach the Text Commentary Series.

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