Understanding the Bible

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McGraw-Hill, 2006 - Religion - 533 pages
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This best-selling nonsectarian guide is designed for students undertaking their first systematic study of the Bible. It is the only single-volume introductory textbook that places each book of the Old Testament, Apocrypha, and the New Testament fully in its historical and cultural context. Understanding the Bible acquaints readers with the content as well as the major themes of each biblical book, and familiarizes them with the goals and methods of important scholarship.

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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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About the author (2006)

Stephen Harris, Ph.D., is a military historian with the Department of National Defence Directorate of History and Heritage.

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