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The Bible: A History
The Making and Impact of the Bible
The history of the development and use of the Bible, now in a text only edition
The Bible has had a profound influence on the diverse cultures of the whole world. The Bible: A History tells the story of the Bible from its making to its emergence as the bet-selling book in history. Who wrote the different books in the Bible? How were they written down? When were they first collected together as the Old and New Testaments? Who first translated the Bible? How many languages is it available in today?
The Bible: A History is full of information and insight, yet easy to read. Written in a lively and lucid style, the authors bring the story and the key people involved in it to life. It is ideal for anyone wanting to learn about one of the most extraordinary books in history.
"An invaluable source of very accessible information." --Christianity Magazine
"A wonderful history of the development and impact of the Bible." --The Bookseller