The Bible is the world's best-selling book. Its role in Western (and world) culture is unparalleled. But how did this seemingly random assortment of ancient texts become so popular? />
In this Compact Guide Martin Manser and Debra Reid lead a tour through the making, content, and contemporary relevance of the Bible. With chapters covering the world of the Bible as well as a book-by-book breakdown that includes the stories of the Bible's most famous characters, this is a perfect introduction for readers who are new to the Bible, or those who have read it many a time - but just want to better understand how everything fits together.
About the Author
Martin Manser is a reference book editor and a language trainer and consultant. He is editor of the Chambers Thesaurus and several Chinese-English dictionaries as well as a number of Lion titles including A Treasure of Psalms. Debra Reid has been a tutor at Spurgeon's College, London, since 1987. She has been involved with the publication of a variety of Bible editions, new translations, and other reference books. She is the author of the Tyndale Old Testament Commentary on Esther.
Series: Compact Guides
Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 20th August 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 17.8
Weight (kg): 0.426
Edition Type: New edition