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How We Got the Bible

How We Got the Bible

by Neil R. Lightfoot

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780801072611
Pages: 224
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2021-01-20


How old are the earliest biblical manuscripts? How has the Bible been preserved and transmitted to us? Why do we have so many different translations of the Bible? How did early Christians decide which writings to include in the Bible? A classic for more than forty years, How We Got the Bible provides well-researched, accessible answers to many questions like these. Learn about the first materials used to write down the words of Scripture. Uncover the facts of some of history's most fascinating archaeological discoveries. Travel through history, from Jerome to Tyndale and beyond, as Neil R. Lightfoot discusses the origin, transmission, and translation of the Bible. Illustrations and review questions at the end of each chapter make this book ideal for either individual or group study. Concise and engaging, How We Got the Bible is a trusted resource for anyone who wants to know the story behind the most widely read book of all time. Neil R. Lightfoot serves as Frank Pack Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. He is the author of several books, including Everyone's Guide to Hebrews.