Users Guide to the Bible

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If you found yourself standing in front of a shelf of 66 books written over 1,000 years, where would you start reading?

The Bible is a library of 66 books written by a vast range of authors in many ...

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Overview

If you found yourself standing in front of a shelf of 66 books written over 1,000 years, where would you start reading?

The Bible is a library of 66 books written by a vast range of authors in many different genres, including song lyrics, poetry, prophecy and stories. This book answers the key questions people ask about the Bible.

Sections include the following:
• Bible Timeline
• The Bible in one page;
• How the Bible came to be
• Why it takes faith to believe the Bible
• Who's who in the Bible
• Where's where in the Bible
• How to read the Bible.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"User's Guide to the Bible is beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs. Many sidebars provide interesting facts about biblical people, places, and situations."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598562323
  • Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Series: Questions of Faith
  • Edition description: Value Price
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen M. Miller is a freelance writer who specializes in Bible-related projects. He has a degree in journalism and a Master's degree in Religious Education. He has worked on books including The Illustrated Dictionary of Bible Life and Times andThe Complete Guide to the Bible. He is co-author of The Bible: A History.

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Table of Contents


Introduction     6
Bible Timeline     9
The Bible in one page     10
How God gave us the Bible     12
Why it takes faith to believe the Bible     15
Who's who in the Bible     19
Where's where in the Bible     22
How to read the Bible     25
The Bible Jesus read     31
The Bible Jesus lived     82
The Roman Empire in the time of Christ     124
Acknowledgments     126
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