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How We Got Our Bible by Jim Edlin, Ralph Earle

One of the most heartening trends of the last century has been the increased interest in the study of the Bible. Many articles, exploratory texts, commentaries, and reference books have been written on and about the Bible. Yet, through all of this study, one basic question still remains: How did we get our Bible?

In this powerful examination, adapted for youth by Mike Wonch, readers will be taken on the miraculous journey of the development of the Bible. With veracity and inspiration, this text colorfully introduces readers to the many aspects of development, including the issues of canonization, biblical transmission, archaeological discoveries, translation, and modern textual criticism.

Through the captivating stories and challenges met along the way, readers will find themselves immersed in a deeper understanding and appreciation for God's Word.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834124950
Publisher: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Ralph Earle is Distinguished Professor of New Testament Emeritus at the Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri, where he first began teaching in 1945. While holding pastorates in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, and Everett, Massachussetts, from 1933 to 1945, he was professor of biblical literature at Eastern Nazarene College, Wollaston, Massachussetts. In more recent years he has served on the fifteen-man Committee on Bible Translation, the governing body for the New International Version of the Bible. Dr. Earle is a graduate of Eastern Nazarene College (B.A.), Boston University (M.A.), and Gordon Divinity School (B.D. and Th.D.). He has also taken postdoctoral studies at Harvard and Edinburgh universities.

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