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    DescriptionFor all who find the Bible a bit daunting, The Bible from Scratch could be just what's needed. It offers a lightning sketch of the Bible using easy-to-follow graphics and explains clearly and simply the essential meaning of every Bible book. It provides helpful hints for understanding what each biblical writer was aiming to get across to his readers. And it introduces all the famous people and events in the Bible story. Lively, witty and entertaining, it's the ideal starting point for all who want to get better acquainted with the world's bestselling book, but don't know where to start.


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    Title
    The Bible from Scratch
    Subtitle
    A Lightning Tour from Genesis to Revelation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Simon Jenkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 426 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780745941547
    ISBN 10: 0745941540
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25440
    BISAC V2.8: REL010000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BISAC V2.8: REL006080
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CHMCHLRCC
    Ingram Subject Code: RR
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CATHOL
    DC22: 220.61
    Ingram Theme: THEO/CATHOL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    ECPA Christian Book Category: INSCHIDDV
    DC22: 220.6/1
    BISAC V2.8: REL022000, SPO061000
    LC classification: BS475.2
    BISAC V2.8: REL006000, REL012040
    LC classification: BS475.3 .J46 2004
    Thema V1.0: QRMP, QRMF1, QRVX, QRVC, QRMB1, QRVJ3, SCG
    Edition
    2, New edition
    Edition statement
    2nd New edition
    Illustrations note
    Black and white
    Publisher
    Lion Hudson Plc
    Imprint name
    Lion Books
    Publication date
    01 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Simon Jenkins is an author, editor and illustrator. His previous publications include Bible Mapbook (Lion 1985) and Windows into Heaven: The Icons and Spirituality of Russia (Lion 1998).
    Table of contents
    Inside the Bible from Scratch Big, black book Around the Bible in 30 days OLD TESTAMENT Intro to the Old Testament Moses - The first five books of the Bible have Moses as their starring character and the Exodus as their main event. Israelites - Books telling the story of the Israelites, from their arrival in Canaan to their forced exile in Babylon...and back again Poetry - A short section of books with poetry, songs, proverbs and deep stuff about life, death, the universe, etc. Prophets - The writings of the prophets who had visions, protested against injustice and forged a new understanding of God Disputed! - A quick guide to the disputed books of the Old Testament NEW TESTAMENT Intro to the New Testament Jesus - Not just one, but four versions of the life of Jesus, as told by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John The Church - The message of Jesus travels from Jerusalem to Rome in the space of a single book - the book of Acts Letters - Intercepted mail from the first Christian churches, complete with revealing, embarrassing and inspiring moments The End - The Bible's showstopping ending, with trumpets, giant choirs, the curtain drawn back on heaven, and every tear wiped away Revelation The 7 Churches Understanding it