How We Got the Bible

How We Got the Bible

by Neil R. Lightfoot

Paperback(3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded)

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How We Got the Bible provides factual, accessible answers to questions such as

How and when did the books of the Bible originate?
In what sense are these books different from other books?
How have these books been preserved and transmitted to us?
Why do we have so many different translations of the Bible?

A popular guide for Bible students, it has sold more than 1 million copies during its forty years in print. This trade paper edition of the well-loved classic offers readers an even more affordable way to learn about the development of the most important book in history.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801072611
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Edition description: 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 296,099
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Neil R. Lightfoot (1929-2012) served as Frank Pack distinguished professor of New Testament at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. He was the author of several books, including How We Got the Bible and Everyone's Guide to Hebrews.

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