The Everything History Of The Bible Book: From Divine Inspiration to Modern-Day Discoveries--a Complete Reference

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Everything Books, Feb 7, 2006 - Religion - 304 pages
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Interpretations of the Bible abound . . . so what should you believe? What’s the real story behind the book that’s sold more copies than any other publication in history? Is the Bible a reliable historical document . . . or just the greatest story ever told?

Written by acclaimed Bible historian Jeffery Donley, The Everything History of the Bible Book answers these questions and more.
A one-stop resource for everything you need to know about the truth behind the Bible, this fascinating book addresses the following issues:
  • The reliability of divine inspiration
  • The forgotten gospels and their omission from the Bible
  • Existence of documented historical support for Biblical events
  • Accepted, disputed, and completely rejected Testaments
  • De-coding Da Vinci
  • The Shroud of Turin
  • And much, much more!

With The Everything History of the Bible Book as your guide, you’ll learn all about the legends, myths, and historical events that inspired the Bible. You’ll come to understand its amazing impact on the past, the present, and the future of mankind. Most important, you’ll find out what it can mean to you - and your world.
 

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Sorry but Mary could have been older then 14[╣]Jewish girls usually married in their mid to late teen years(range from 12-18/20).[▓] If Mary was a Babylonian jew(which she wasn't),she would've been much younger then that.[│][⁴]
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[╣]New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity, 4: A Review of Greek ...
By Stephen Llewelyn, G. H. R. Horsley,pg226
[▓]Marriage and Family in the Biblical World
By Ken M. Campbell,pg183
[│]Jewish Marriage in Antiquity
By Michael L. Satlow,pg82-91
[⁴]Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies
edited by Julia M. O'Brien,pg52-54
[▓]Ancient Jewish Epitaphs: An Introductory Survey of a Millennium of Jewish ...
By Pieter Willem van der Horst,pg104
[▓]Breaking the Jewish Code: Twelve Secrets That Will Transform Your Life ...
By Perry Stone,pg91
[│]The Days of Our Years: A Lexical Semantic Study of the Life Cycle in ...
By Milton Eng,pg19
[⁴]The New Testament on Sexuality
By William Loader,pg17
 

Contents

In the Beginning 2 The Clarity of Scripture 3 The Authors Meaning 4
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Biblical Inspiration
13
Aspects of Inspiration 16 Truth Belief and Trust 18 Gods Word
19
Old Testament 24 Pauls Testimony Old Testament 26 Peters
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What Is the Biblical Canon? 34 Prophets and Apostles 36 Passing the Tests 39
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The Councils of Jamnia and Nicaea 40 The Great Persecutions 41 Destructive
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Uncovering Genesis
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Jesus Death
135
The Last Three Hours 141 Miracles Accompanying Jesus Death
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After He Died 146 Preparing for the Sabbath 146 The Burial 148 Guarded
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An Angel or Jupiter? 156 Moving the Stone 157 Sunday Morning 157 Jesus
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The Mysterious Linen Cloth 168 Dating the Shroud 168 A 3D Negative
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A Real Historical Person? 180 Pontius Pilate Inscription 183
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What Is a Miracle? 192 Who Performed Miracles? 192 An lnseparable Trio
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The Founders Of Modern Science
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Ancient Clay Seals 63 The Gilgamesh Epic 64 Abrahams City of Ur 65
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The Basics of Water 68 Rain from the Biblical Perspective 68 The Hydrologic
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After the Flood 8O Noahs Drunkenness 80 Changing Life Spans 81 Voyage
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The Walls of Jericho 88 The House of David Inscription 90 The Amulet Scroll
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T116 New Testament
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Early Manuscripts 102 Historical Accuracy of Luke 103 The Pool of Bethesda
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The Dead Sea Scrolls
113
Eleven Treasure Caves 114 The Qumran Quandary 114 Documents from
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The Virgin Mary 126 When Was Jesus Born? 127 Where Was Jesus Born? 129
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Scientists of the Nineteenth Century 210 The Bible and Darwins Theory
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Allegations about Constantine 224 Allegations about Mary Magdalene 225
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A Modern Perspective
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The Jesus Seminar 234 Bible Codes 235 J R R Tolkien The Lord of the Rings
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The Passion of the Christ 242 Church and State 245 Just the Beginning
248
Appendix Glossary of Terms
257
Sources
267
Recommended Reading
279
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