Understanding the Bible

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Mayfield Pub., Jan 1, 1999 - Religion - 610 pages
4 Reviews
This is a nonsectarian guide for students undertaking their first systematic study of the Bible, giving information on archaeological data and historical background, and providing material on the date, authorship, and theological content of each book of the Old and New Testaments.

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User Review  - exinanition - LibraryThing

Actually, a very useful book. It is not exhaustive, however, it was not so intended to be. It does give good introductions to the books of the bible and also gives some good insight into scripture. Read full review

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User Review  - Erika RS - Goodreads

To get details about how the Bible came to be and the various academic debates about its origins and authors, you are going to need a textbook. The textbook I have read and am recommending is Harris's ... Read full review

Contents

Questions Readers Ask About the Bible
1
Tanak or Old Testament
51
The Torah Divine Instruction
82
Copyright

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